Unicode organization is still anti-Serbian and anti-Macedonian

Gerrit Ansmann gansmann at uni-bonn.de
Mon Feb 17 03:33:05 CST 2014

On Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:50:45 +0100, Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> I don't like the idea, but one possibility would be to define Serbian glyph styles by adding variation selectors.  Variation selectors are already 'defined' for the decimal digits U+0030 to U+0039.  It would, however, mess up string comparison operations that weren't smart enough to ignore variation selectors.

Also, for the variation selectors to work for the end user, it requires the same technologies whose lack of support is why we are discussing this in the first place, doesn’t it? So, defining the corresponding variation selectors would not make the end user see the correct glyphs earlier.

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