The Hebrew Extended (Proposed) Block

Jonathan Rosenne jonathan.rosenne at
Fri May 13 14:10:15 CDT 2016

Rashi is a font, not a script. It has a one-to-one correspondence with
standard Hebrew.

Best Regards,

Jonathan Rosenne

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From: Unicode [mailto:unicode-bounces at] On Behalf Of Michael
Sent: Friday, May 13, 2016 8:59 PM
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Subject: Re: The Hebrew Extended (Proposed) Block

On 13 May 2016, at 18:31, Ori Avtalion <ori at> wrote:

> Any plans for Rashi Script? It doesn't seem to fit any of the 
> categories you listed. Arguably, it's just a font, but there's 
> precedence in Unicode :)

Not good precedent, I think. Rashi would be best considered like Fraktur and

Michael Everson

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