Source: Mark Davis
Date: 2007-11-01
Subject: Additional Property Value Aliases

There are two kinds of aliases that we should add to http://unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/PropertyValueAliases.txt

1. Compatibility Aliases: all value aliases that have ever been used in UCD 2.0 or after. We need these to make sure that new software recognizes values that older software (like Java!) may be using.

For blocks, that looks like the following: It appears that these are the only ones in type (1): I'm hoping that Eric can, as a part of his XML diff'ing work, mechanically verify that.

2. Ease-of-use Aliases: commonplace aliases that are likely to be used or better understood than the official name.

For blocks, that looks like: