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bug#23698: 24.5; broken character name


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#23698: 24.5; broken character name
Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2016 19:44:01 +0300

> Date: Sun, 05 Jun 2016 18:44:56 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> Displaying the list of Thai characters loads thai-util.el, which
> deliberately overwrites the names derived from the Unicode Character
> Database with its own variants.  I'm CC'ing Handa-san, who added that
> code back in 2008, in the hope that he could tell why are we doing
> that, and whether this is still needed nowadays.

Actually, this code is much older: we have it since 1997, i.e. before
we started using the UCD for these purposes.  So I think we can either
remove it or use a property that doesn't clash with the Unicode
standard properties.

Btw, the same problem exists with Lao (see lao-util.el).





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