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Re: [SG16] Agreeing with Corentin's point re: problem with strict use of abstract characters

From: Hubert Tong <hubert.reinterpretcast_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2020 18:06:34 -0400
On Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 5:39 PM Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 10/06/2020 23.23, Hubert Tong via SG16 wrote:
> > I agree with Corentin's point that the strict use of abstract characters
> introduces problems where a coded character set contains multiple values
> for a single abstract character/contains characters that are canonically
> the same but assigned different values.
> I have a hard time imagining such a thing. Can you give an example?
Yes, U+FA9A as described in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Han_unification
has this situation with U+6F22.
These characters are distinct as members of a coded character set, but as
abstract characters, I do not believe we can easily say the same.

> Thanks,
> Jens

Received on 2020-06-10 17:10:01