From: karl williamson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jul 24 2010 - 19:34:36 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> On 24 Jul 2010, at 23:00, Bill Poser wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 1:00 PM, Michael Everson <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Digits can be scattered randomly about the code space and it wouldn't make any difference.
>> Having written a library for performing conversions between Unicode strings and numbers, I disagree.
> You can, but in principle it remains true.
>> It may well be that adopting such a policy is not realistic, but there would be advantages to it if were.
> The current policy does not always have ones at one or eights at eight, and for practical reasons, it would be foolish to try to adopt a policy at odds with common sense and practical code-position assignment.
the proposal did not ask for ones at one or eights at eight. It asked
for contiguity. Why is this ad odds with common sense and practical
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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