Re: ASCII and Unicode lifespan

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Sat May 21 2005 - 14:49:17 CDT

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    On May 21, 2005, at 1:55 AM, Michael Everson wrote:

    > At 09:24 -0600 2005-05-20, John H. Jenkins wrote:
    >> BTW, I think where we're running aground is on the use of the term
    >> "fantasy script." I'd define that as a writing system developed
    >> initially (if not primarily) for use in a fictional universe.
    > Yes, but what good is this term?

    Oh, it's handy to use in looking down one's nose at scripts like
    Klingon of whose genesis one does not approve. :-) In practice, it
    doesn't make that much difference, since it is current use which IMHO
    is the key factor, not origin.

    John H. Jenkins

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