NamesList, Code Charts, ISO/IEC 10646
richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Mon May 4 10:07:52 CDT 2015
On Mon, 4 May 2015 16:07:31 +0200 (CEST)
marcel.schneider20 at laposte.net wrote:
> The information about OPENING and CLOSING is one part of the
> Formal Alias issue. The goal is to make the true names better known
> and to allow people reading English, that is a huge majority, to get
> at reach the full bandwith of Unicode information in real time.
> Today, IMHO, the information about (and the availability of)
> formal aliases seems to be out of reach for much software users who
> are confronted with when searching for information about characters.
> It therefore seems to be consistent to make it better available.
> The same would apply to informative aliases.
> Unicode clearly states in NamesList.txt, that “this file should not
> be parsed for machine-readable information”.
> By the way, all the informative aliases Unicode added for
> the information of users, implementers and developers, are lost
> because they seem to be nowhere else in the UCD.
The UCD file you want is ucdxml/ucd.all.grouped.xml or its flat
equivalent. On the Unicode site, they exists as zip files,
ucdxml/ucd.all.grouped.zip and ucdxml/ucd.all.flat.zip.
More information about the Unicode