Doug Ewell via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Thu May 17 13:43:00 CDT 2018

Otto Stolz wrote:

> I wonder how English and French ever could
> be made to use a single script, let alone
> German (???), Icelandic (???), Swedish (???),
> Latvian (???), Chech (???) or ? you name it.

They do use the same script, Latin. They do not use the same alphabet.
Each language has its own language-specific alphabet.

It is the same for Bengali and Assamese, although the language-specific
subsets are called abugidas instead of alphabets.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org

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