ASCII and Unicode lifespan

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri May 20 2005 - 17:40:11 CDT

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    At 16:10 -0400 2005-05-20, Patrick Andries wrote:

    >I don't agree with the idea that we should generously code and
    >sometimes on purpose err by excess.

    I said "err on the side of generosity" in encoding.

    >In other words, while we know that some signs are dubious, code them
    >and thus code inexistent or duplicate characters. Just to be done
    >with it."

    None of the Phaistos characters is "non-existent" or "duplicate".

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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