Unicode: Am still waiting for my Unicode 5.0 book, in the meanwhile I prepared a few Unicode proposals for consideration by the Unicode Technical Committee and ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2. The ones publicly available are:
- Proposal to encode the Avestan script (co-authored with Michael Everson)
- Proposal to encode eight Arabic characters for Persian and Azerbaijani (with Michael and Elnaz Sarbar)
- Proposal to encode four Qur’anic Arabic characters (with Michael)
The other two were about changing the bidirectional type of four Unicode Arabic characters (mostly to simplify the way Pango can imeplement these) co-authored with Behdad, and renaming some mis-named Arabic characters. A few more concerning ZWNJ and ZWJ need to wait until I get the book so I can suggest a diff...