Registration request: "mis" comment clarifying meaning

John Cowan cowan at
Sat May 12 19:38:22 CEST 2007

Michael Everson scripsit:

> Oh. Subtle and impenetrable terminology. Fine.

Um.  Yes.  Tags and subtags.  Then we have scalar values, code points,
and code units; scripts, alphabets, abjads, abugidas, and syllabaries;
roman and Latin; bytes and octets; combining marks and nonspacing marks;
European, Arabic, and Indic-Arabic digits.  Subtle.  And impenetrable.

John Cowan  cowan at
Female celebrity stalker, on a hot morning in Cairo:
"Imagine, Colonel Lawrence, ninety-two already!"
El Auruns's reply:  "Many happy returns of the day!"

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