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Re: How to get the script name symbols of a specific character?


From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: How to get the script name symbols of a specific character?
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 03:16:53 +0530
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> The names come from the Unicode character database (UCD) that is
> processed into a bunch of Emacs Lisp files and then preloaded into
> Emacs.  The version of the Unicode database built into Emacs
> determines which codepoints have names and which don't.

In admin/unidata, I see only the following *.txt files

    /home/kjambunathan/src/emacs/trunk/admin/unidata:

    .
    ..
    BidiMirroring.txt
    UnicodeData.txt

There are a lot more files under 

    http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/


>> I think it would be useful to have one browse different Unicode Blocks
>> or have C-u C-x = report the block name of a character.
>
> If that data is not in the UCD, Emacs cannot know it, unless someone
> adds it to Emacs.

So this would involve massaging Blocks.txt from the above URL.  Hm ...
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