MURATA Makoto murata at
Wed Jan 28 15:08:41 GMT 1998

In message "Re: SDATA or UNICODE",	
	 Gavin Nicol wrote...
> I was hoping to create a repository of characters and glyphs, with
> mapping between them so that we could guarantee interoperability.

Characters are hard.  The committee for JIS X0208:1997 spent enourmous 
amount of time for each character in JIS X0208.  They apparently 
believe that the registration of new "characters" for different 
appearance is harmful.

[Thu, 29 Jan 1998 00:01:51 +0900]

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