Suppress-Script for Korean?

John Cowan cowan at
Tue Jul 24 21:45:18 CEST 2007

Harald Tveit Alvestrand scripsit:

> You tickle my curiosity....
> where is it stated, authoritatively, that "Hang" is a proper subset of 
> "Kore"?

The 15924 listing page at defines "Kore" thus:

Kore    287     Korean (alias for Hangul + Han)         coréen (alias pour hangûl + han)

> Since I've been bemoaning the lack of lists of which characters a given 
> script contains in other contexts (even while I was acknowledging that 
> making such lists is a hard and extremely painful task), any hint that 
> such lists may exist for a script tickles my curiosity.

See .
These properties are considered informative by Unicode.  Now what is
a much harder problem is to say which characters are required by a
given *language*, and while there are a variety of partial answers,
there is nothing that approaches the authoritative.

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