Re: [Encoding] false statement [I18N-ACTION-328][I18N-ISSUE-374]

On 29 August 2014 08:23, John Cowan <> wrote:

> John C Klensin scripsit:
> >  -- established Unicode conventions by combining existing
> >       and standardized Unicode points using conventions (and
> >       perhaps special font support) about how those sequences
> >       are interpreted that are not part of the Unicode
> >       Standard.
> This is also a problem; generally it's about using visual rather than
> logical order of combining characters.

This scenario isn't just restricted to visual vs logical order, it may
involve reassigning or changing code points, suing them in different ways
from Unicode as part of a visual encoding, essentially an overlay of a
legacy encoding using a glyph based encoding (rather than a character based
encoding) onto an existing Unicode block.

> --
> John Cowan
> Adam [...] did not want the apple for the apple's sake, he wanted it only
> because it was forbidden. The mistake was not forbidding the serpent;
> then he would have eaten the serpent. --Mark Twain

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