I beg your pardon,
you have all the wonderful standards at your 
fingertips.
What is meant by "representing" a character?
How are glyphs mapped to code points?
Is that a many to many mapping?
What are the attributes of a glyph?
What are the attributes of a code point?
Outside of natural language text processing,
are there areas where the parsing of 
non-Latin-1 strings is relevant? If so,
what are they?
Please help my ignorance 
Jan 

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Ecclesiastes  1:9The thing that hath been, it is that
which shall be; and that which is done is that which
shall be done: and there is no new thing under the
sun. 

The King James Version (Authorized)   



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