Mark Davis wrote:
> The surrogate characters currently have no names, since they are unassigned.
Technically, the second half is wrong: they are assigned. They have no names
because it makes no sense for individual surrogates to have names. Surrogate pairs
will have names, presumably, when any of them are assigned.
> 2. The naming guidelines for 10646 will be up whenever it is published. They are
> limited to uppercase letters from A-Z, digits 0-9 and hyphen-minus (maybe
> another character in there too -- I can't remember offhand).
Nope, that's all. Digits are discouraged, and are only used to represent
their shapes, as in LOW-9 QUOTATION MARKs.
In addition, I think "code point names" would be a bad term, because it would
suggest that every codepoint *including* surrogates should have a name.
Characters, in the relevant sense, are what is named.
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