Chapter 7. Scripts of Europe

Having taken a look at the overall architecture of Unicode and the various aspects of the Unicode standard that are relevant no matter what you're doing with it, it's time to take a closer look at the details. The next six chapters will be a guided tour through the Unicode character repertoire, highlighting characters with special properties and examining the specifics of how Unicode is used to represent various languages.

Unicode is organized into blocks, with each block representing characters from a specific writing system, or script. In each of the following chapters, we'll look at collections of scripts with similar properties. First, we'll look at the issues they have in common with one another. Then, we'll ...

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