Re: ISO10646-1 XLFD registration

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Apr 04 2000 - 14:02:17 EDT

Ar 09:47 -0800 2000-04-04, scríobh Kenneth Whistler:

>But both of the committees (UTC and WG2) have agreed to keep filling
>in the standard compactly at the low end. And WG2 has a very detailed
>roadmap of candidate scripts for inclusion in Plane 1 and in the
>remaining space of the BMP. Many people have reviewed that roadmap,
>and there is very little contention about the general framework it
>presents for the next decade's (or more) work for encoding new
>scripts into 10646.

In case you aren't familiar with them, see

>And the European national
>bodies are tired enough hearing about Etruscan, Gothic, Deseret,
>and soon to come a dozen more Southeast Asian scripts, etc., etc.
>They may slow the process down even further.

Why pick on the European national bodies, Ken? Some of them are keenly
interested in the development of Plane 1. Certainly the dozen or so
Southeast Asian scripts we are working on are of considerable importance to
everyone, being living scripts.

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