Re: UTF-8S (was: Re: ISO vs Unicode UTF-8)

Date: Wed May 30 2001 - 09:20:21 EDT

On 05/30/2001 01:31:17 AM Doug Ewell wrote:

>I hate to say it, but this is really damaging my faith in the

>I don't (and shouldn't) have the ability to pressure the UTC to approve a
>encoding form to make up for my inability to conform to the existing ones,
>and neither should anyone else. Sorting UTF-16 so that the values are in
>scalar order -- or sorting UTF-8 so that the values are in UTF-16 order --
>not difficult at all. There's a lot about Unicode that's harder to
>than this. I would really hate to see what bizarre things might be
>next if UTC sets a precedent by approving UTF-8S.

All well said.

Madam Chairman, I call for the question.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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