Additions to ISO 15924

Doug Ewell doug at
Mon Aug 2 04:23:46 CEST 2010

CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:

> Sorry to ask a dumb question, but Which system of writing/generic 
> script will be identified with the code element [sind]?
> The above shows an Arabic script -- the 'Eastern' or extended variety, 
> but with the Western number system.
> Sindhi is apparently also written with Devangari script
> (see also:

ISO 15924 code elements and script subtags identify scripts, not 
languages.  'Sind' identifies the Sindhi writing system described at .  The fact that the 
Sindhi language is often written in the Arabic or Devanagari writing 
systems has nothing to do with this.

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