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This article presents a concise overview of Unicode 3.2 and its ISO equivalent, ISO/IEC 10646. It introduces and summarizes the main features and design principles before examining the character encoding model, normalizations forms and common processes such as sorting and rendering and their relationship with Unicode.
N2977 claims that the appropriate analogy for the old N'Ko (now jona 1) letter forms is " that to LATIN SMALL LETTER S and LATIN SMALL LETTER LONG S. " This is wrong and misleading. The example given in N2977 itself, Congreſs, show why the analogy doesn't hold: the long s and the regular s are routinely used together in the same text, the same word even… (More)