RE: per-character "stories" in a database

From: Dominikus Scherkl (
Date: Fri Mar 14 2003 - 07:28:59 EST

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    > It has been suggested many times to build a database (list,
    > document, XML, ...) where each
    > designated/assigned code point and each character gets its
    > "story": Comments on the glyphs, from
    > what codepage it was inherited, usage comments and examples,
    > alternate names, etc.
    > I am talking about both code points and "characters" on
    > purpose, and I would go a step beyond
    > documenting what's there. All the "characters" that can be
    > represented by a sequence of assigned
    > Unicode characters should be listed, with that sequence (or
    > those sequences), and with further
    > explanation if necessary.

    But doesn't we have such - at least for newer additions?
    Because, the proposals to add new characters offer almost
    large background (only to increase the chance to realy
    become the character added?!? :-).
    Where do all this wonderful information goes after adding?

    Best regards.

    Dominikus Scherkl

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