Here comes the Yiddish

Michael Everson
Wed, 4 Dec 2002 11:30:36 +0000

At 11:07 +0000 2002-12-04, Jon Hanna wrote:

>The problem isn't that 'one could conceivably express "Portuguese written in
>the Arabic script"'. The problem is that currently, without registration,
>one cannot. Yiddish in Hebrew, Yiddish in Roman, Portuguese in Arabic and
>Old Irish in Ogham (one I'd personally like to see) should become encodable
>in one fell swoop.

This is what <script="Ogam"> tags are for. This is what ISO 15924 is 
for. I don't understand why this isn't clear.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *