Re: Definition of character

From: Ken Whistler <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 11:15:45 -0700

On 7/13/2011 12:45 AM, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> For one thing, defining “Unicode character” as a technical term and
> using it consistently makes it possible to formulate clearly its
> relation to “character” in the common meaning, thereby helping people
> to understand and use Unicode better.

Well, possibly. But this discussion sounds a bit like challenging a
to define an exact technical term for "life", distinguished from "life"
in the common
meaning, and then to refrain from using "life" in the common meaning in
a textbook about biology.

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