[tz] Big tech warns of 'Japan's millennium bug' ahead of Akihito's abdication
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Fri Jul 27 20:29:34 UTC 2018
Steve Summit said:
> Fascinating. From the article:
> | Unicode [can't] set the standard for that new character [...] until
> | it knows what it's called, and it won't know that until late February
> | at best. Unfortunately, version 12 of Unicode is due to come out
> | in early March...
Why can't they reserve and publish a code point for the character, even
though they don't yet know its name or appearance? They know it's coming.
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