Re: Code pages and Unicode (wasn't really: RE: Endangered Alphabets)

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 18:57:51 +0100

On 19 Aug 2011, at 18:24, John H. Jenkins wrote:

> We currently have over 860,000 unassigned code points. Surveys of all known writing systems indicate that only a small fraction of these will be needed. Indeed, although it looks likely that Han will spill out of the SIP into plane 3, all non-Han will likely fit into the SMP. (Michael, you can correct me on this if I'm wrong.)

I wouldn't like to guarantee that non-Han won't spill over out of the SMP, but I doubt we'd fill Plane 4.

Michael Everson *
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