RE: Searching data: map countries to scripts

From: Jonathan Rosenne <>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:34:27 +0300

I can state that for Israel the scripts in common use are Hebrew, Latin (mainly for English but also for several other languages), Arabic and Cyrillic.

Best Regards,

Jony Rosenne

> -----Original Message-----
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> On Behalf Of Manuel Strehl
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2012 3:58 PM
> To: Unicode Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Searching data: map countries to scripts
> First of all, thanks for all the answers.
> It's quite interesting for me to learn, that data here is such
> fragmented. As calligrapher, who once was delighted to learn about the
> Latf script tag in the context of RFC 5646 et al., I guess I was way
> too naive when starting the scripts part of
> @Doug Ewell: Yes, I wondered, why that was added to Unicode, when I
> read about Shavian first (in the context of Unicode codepoints).
> @Asmus Freytag: Thanks for the pointer! It seems however to become a
> completely new and open-ended project to collect that data. Anyway it
> goes way beyond the scope I planned for, where the
> focus lies on individual codepoints, and I wanted to give a convenient
> way to find those "on the globe".
> My next step will be presumably, to focus on ISO 15924 scripts and
> there the ones actually used in Unicode. When I can get that into a
> reasonable shape (in reasonable time) without digging through
> mountains of data, it would suffice for
> Apart from that collecting the data about scripts in use seems still
> to be an interesting topic. I'll think about a way to collect, present
> and maintain such a database.
> Cheers,
> Manuel
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