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Mark Davis ☕️
mark at macchiato.com
Mon Jun 13 08:04:10 CDT 2016
> such as URLs (domain names) there are restrictions that prevent
script-mixing in a single label.
That is just a current implementation restriction, based on only using the
Script property. Implementations upgraded to use Script_Extensions to test
for multiple scripts in a string can handle multiple scripts for a
On Sun, Jun 12, 2016 at 5:59 PM, Asmus Freytag (c) <asmusf at ix.netcom.com>
> Just a note: for any living(!) language, it is important that Unicode not
> mix scripts, but instead *disunify characters based on script*. The
> reason for that is that in important implementations, such as URLs (domain
> names) there are restrictions that prevent script-mixing in a single label.
> If an othography were to use characters from more than one script, it will
> not be supported for things like domain names (at least in certain zones),
> because doing so introduces an element of risk to the domain name system.
> This consideration is less relevant to dead languages and notational
> systems, because supporting them in URLs has never been a priority and
> users can live with a "best case" or partial solution. Living languages,
> esp. ones that have (or are excpected to achieve) significant literate
> populations, are a different matter.
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