Re: Definition of character

From: Janusz S. Bień <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 20:03:15 +0200

On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 Asmus Freytag <> wrote:


> Let's look at the putative benefit of a better definition. I think such
> a benefit has implicitly been claimed to exist, but I would ask for a
> demonstration in this case.

My positon formulated already in 2004:

is that Unicode characters are abstract objects defined by enumeration
with a more or less loose relation to the characters in the
traditional sense.

Best regards


Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bien -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bien - Warsaw University (Department of Formal Linguistics),,
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