MURATA Makoto murata at
Wed Jan 28 16:26:36 GMT 1998

In message "Re: SDATA or UNICODE",	
	 Gavin Nicol wrote...
> As such, you need some
> mechanism allowing people to use "non-standard" characters,
> such as Gaiji, mathematic symbols etc. and to allow systems to
> process them in an interoperable manner.

Probably, it is safe to say that such mechanisms are not for 
characters and that they merely handle data for providing some 
physical appearance.  (I am trying to avoid words such as 
glyph, font, zikkei, etc.  They are dangerous here.)


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