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Thu Dec 13 07:52:29 CET 2007
Martin Duerst wrote:
> At 04:01 07/12/12, Harald Tveit Alvestrand wrote:
>> --On 11. desember 2007 16:56 +0900 fujiwara at jprs.co.jp wrote:
>>> And more, the candidate dot-like characters are already listed
>>> in Unicode 5.0 standard. ( grep "FULL STOP" UnicodeData.txt )
>>> They all are marked as "NEVER" in draft-faltstrom-idnabis-tables-03.txt.
>>> There is no collision/conflict.
>>> 002E; # FULL STOP
>>> 0589; # ARMENIAN FULL STOP
>>> 06D4; # ARABIC FULL STOP
>>> 0701; # SYRIAC SUPRALINEAR FULL STOP
>>> 0702; # SYRIAC SUBLINEAR FULL STOP
>>> 1362; # ETHIOPIC FULL STOP
>>> 166E; # CANADIAN SYLLABICS FULL STOP
>>> 1803; # MONGOLIAN FULL STOP
>>> 1809; # MONGOLIAN MANCHU FULL STOP
>>> 2CF9; # COPTIC OLD NUBIAN FULL STOP
>>> 2CFE; # COPTIC FULL STOP
>>> 3002; # IDEOGRAPHIC FULL STOP
>>> FE12; # PRESENTATION FORM FOR VERTICAL IDEOGRAPHIC FULL STOP
>>> FE52; # SMALL FULL STOP
>>> FF0E; # FULLWIDTH FULL STOP
>>> FF61; # HALFWIDTH IDEOGRAPHIC FULL STOP
> I think this list should be carefully vetted, if it is used.
> What really counts isn't that we would have all the characters
> that contain "FULL STOP" in their name, but all the full-stop-like
> characters that are available on keyboards where full stop itself
> isn't available at the same time (i.e. without keyboard switching).
Sorry. But, I don't understand the point.
>> Of course there's also DIGIT ONE FULL STOP and friends.... but those are compatibility characters, so an user interface that does mapping will presumably remove them before they meet the NEVER barrier of IDNAbis.
>> Of more confusing interest is things like 22C5 DOT OPERATOR or 30FB KATAKANA MIDDLE DOT,
> Similar to a hyphen in Latin. It was excluded from identifiers
> in XML 1.0, which produced quite a few complaints from Japan.
>> or the already famous 00B7 MIDDLE DOT (which the Catalans say they need INSIDE the labels).
> Regards, Martin.
> #-#-# Martin J. Du"rst, Assoc. Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University
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