[Ltru] Language and script encoding standards

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Fri Jul 14 17:47:19 CEST 2006

At 08:16 -0700 2006-07-14, Addison Phillips wrote:
>  > - Not yet encoded scripts. In this case, it's much more
>>    useful to work on documentation and stuff for getting
>>    the script encoded in Unicode rather than to invent yet
>>    another transliteration.
>Which makes me curious: is there any reason that a not-yet-encoded script
>cannot have an ISO 15924 script code? There doesn't seem to be a reason not
>to assign a script code if the script is well identified.

No, and there are some non-Unicode scripts which have script codes. 
We tend toward conservatism here, but are waiting for the proposal 
for Ewellic to come through. ;-)
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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