Unicode Unification Objections

Philip 'Yes, that's my address' Newton nospam.newton at gmx.li
Wed May 10 07:48:58 CEST 2000


On Sun, 07 May 2000 17:19:06 GMT, "Fredrik Lundh" <effbot at telia.com>
wrote:

>this is as true for unicode as it is for latin 1 or any other multilingual
>character set.

Even inside of Europe you have glyph differences. For example, TTBOMK,
Turkish writes "s-with-cedilla" and Romanian writes
"s-with-comma-underneath", yet it's the same Unicode character, U+015F.
So you still need language information to pick the correct glyph to
render a string -- even without Han characters.

Cheers,
Philip
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Philip Newton <nospam.newton at gmx.li>
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