From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Feb 20 2010 - 11:13:37 CST
SĂˇndor HalĂˇsz <hsv at tbbs dot net> wrote:
>>>>> 2010/02/18 19:09 +0100, verdy_p >>>>
> My feeling is that Roman numerals are only written with single letter
> digits, and that all other numerals are just precomposed for
> compatibility reason (notably JIS and other CJK encodings where they
> are encoded to be rendered in a single square).
> And therefore the Roman numerals at (decimal) 8544 through 8555 and
> 8560 through 8571 are of Japanese origin?
The Roman numerals themselves are not, but their presence as distinct
units in a character encoding probably is. Western character encodings
didn't have room for them.
Hexadecimal numbers are preferred over decimal for describing Unicode
-- Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | http://www.ewellic.org RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 | ietf-languages @ http://is.gd/2kf0s Â
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