Why not? [Re: [Fwd]: Response to Mark's message]

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Thu Apr 10 22:42:09 CEST 2003

At 13:19 +0000 2003-04-10, John Clews wrote:

>Otherwise, if we don't need such distinctions, why do we need
>ISO 15924 (Codes for representation of names of scripts) at all?

We distinguish scripts, and we distinguish some important script 
variants. We do not engage in subsetting of characters. That is a 
matter for ISO/IEC 10646.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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