A sign/abbreviation for "magister"

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Thu Nov 1 16:56:06 CDT 2018

On Thu, 01 Nov 2018 18:23:05 +0100
"Janusz S. Bień via Unicode" <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 01 2018 at  8:43 -0700, Asmus Freytag via Unicode wrote:

> > I don't think it's a joke to recognize that there is a continuum
> > here and that there is no line that can be drawn which is based on
> > straightforward principles. This is a pattern that keeps surfacing
> > the deeper you look at character coding questions.  
> Looks like you completely missed my point. Nobody ever claimed that
> reproducing all variations in manuscripts is in scope of Unicode, so
> whom do you want to convince that it is not?

I think the counter-claim is that one will never be able to encode all
the meaning-conveying distinctions of text in Unicode.


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