Janusz S. Bien jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl
Sun Sep 18 05:26:26 CDT 2016

Quote/Cytat - Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper at crissov.de> (pią, 16  
wrz 2016, 23:51:38):

> Janusz S. Bień <jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl>:
>> 1. Graphemes, if I understand correctly, are language dependent, …
> That’s true in linguistic terminology – well, at least within the  
> more popular schools of thought –, but not in technical (i.e.  
> Unicode) jargon.

 From the Unicode glossary:

Grapheme. (1) A minimally distinctive unit of writing in the context  
of a particular writing system.[...] (2) What a user thinks of as a  

As for (2), cf.

User-Perceived Character. What everyone thinks of as a character in  
their script.

So we have "a user" versus "everyone...in their script" - is the  
difference intentional? Probably not. Anyway the definitions are  
language/locale dependent.



Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bień -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra  
Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bień - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department)
jsbien at uw.edu.pl, jsbien at mimuw.edu.pl, http://fleksem.klf.uw.edu.pl/~jsbien/

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