OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] Character Entities: An XML Core WG View

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

John Cowan wrote:

> >Why not Unicode.org?  It could create short name "aliases" of the long
> >name descriptions.
> Are you really prepared to create short names (other than ones involving
> hex digits) for all 95,156 characters in Unicode 3.2?  Or even if we
> leave out the Han and Hangul characters, the 13,791 characters that 
> are left?
> It is a biiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiig job.

Yes, but it sure would be nice if it were done.  If this were done, I 
think that a lot of people would be willing to focus support on this and 
nothing else.  I wonder how much could be automated?  Hmm... -Tim


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS