On draft-phillips-langtags-01

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Mar 10 11:11:57 CET 2004

At 10:04 +0000 2004-03-10, Jon Hanna wrote:
>Quoting Jeremy Carroll <jjc at hplb.hpl.hp.com>:
>>  Surely if I have a string and all the code points are in a particular
>>  script it is correct to say that the string is in that script?
>The same code points are used for latn, latg, latc and latf. However 
>it seems to me that this fact increases the value of giving 
>information solely about the script (since it allows us to determine 
>the appropriate fonts to render the relevant glyph variants) or in 
>having script as a separate tag (yes, I know I've lost that battle, 
>I'll shut up about it again).

Latc, Jon? What's that?

And what do you mean, script isn't a separate tag? That's what ISO 
15924 is for.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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