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Re: [SG16] The Unicode Standard vs 10646 (which is defective)

From: Steve Downey <sdowney_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2021 18:56:58 -0400
I saw the post, thanks for that.

I suspect that the software they use to produce the code charts has some
features they have mostly forgotten about, particularly since the charts
themselves are only useful references for humans.

For our purposes I will use the aliases file (minus BELL if it's there) as
the list of names for control characters with a Note explaining the

On Sat, Nov 6, 2021, 16:02 Jens Maurer via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>

> On 06/11/2021 14.00, Jens Maurer via SG16 wrote:
> > I'd suggest use all "control" aliases from NameAliases.txt.
> Markus Scherer has confirmed on the Unicode mailing list that
> NameAliases.txt is the normative source for aliases for Unicode,
> so your table should be based on that.
> Unrelated to that, I'll editorially fix the C++ standard to avoid
> mentioning abbreviations: https://github.com/cplusplus/draft/issues/5093
> Maybe the chat on the Unicode mailing list unveils whether there's
> appetite to fix ISO 10646 at some point, so that at least the
> format of the code charts is fully specified.
> Jens
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Received on 2021-11-06 17:57:13