From: Antoine Leca (Antoine10646@leca-marti.org)
Date: Wed Nov 09 2005 - 05:06:31 CST
On Wednesday, November 09, 2005 8:16 AM,
Philippe Verdy va escriure:
> From: "Kenneth Whistler" <email@example.com>
>>> U-nnnn already exists (or I should say, it has existed).
>> U+nnnn, actually. The U- notation was introduced by Amd 9 to 10646
>> in 1997. It was never adopted for any use with Unicode, per se.
> I have no access to the text of ISO 10646.
You can read http://std.dkuug.dk/jtc1/sc2/wg2/docs/N2937.pdf, that is only a
draft but it would give you a fairly good grasp at the actual technical text
of the standard.
There is a lot of material in the ISO website actually; including I earlier
found drafts around year 1997 which could be used to get an idea of the
evolution of the standard, without having to schedule an interview with Dr.
> the U-n...n notation, whever it was standardized or not by ISO. This
> confusion lead to several implementations using this notation to
> denote negative code units which are not code points (or code
> positions if youprefer, with the ISO terminology).
Perhaps, I never saw such a thing however. What I saw was using P-xxxxxxxx
notation, where the first x hexadigit were in the 8-F range (or not); I do
not know if it is ISO-approved or -designed or whatever, though. I guess P
might stand for Private or Provisional, but they are definitively different
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