Peter T. Daniels scripsit:

> Wouldn't "Latin script" be just the 23 letters and no punctuation used
> for Latin?

I should prefer to refer to that as the Latin alphabet[*], and reserve
the term "Latin script" for the inclusive system of approximately 170
base characters and 65 productive diacritics (one can jigger with these
figures by recognizing more diacritics and fewer bases or vice versa).

But of course all terminology issues are basically about convenience,
and different people have different needs. Tex was asking in the
context of internationalized programming.

[*] Or one phase of it: an earlier phase lacked "G", and a later phase
makes case distinctions and treats "U" and "V" as separate, or even
"I" and "J" as separate.

John Cowan jcowan@...
Monday we watch-a Firefly's house, but he no come out. He wasn't home.
Tuesday we go to the ball game, but he fool us. He no show up. Wednesday he
go to the ball game, and we fool him. We no show up. Thursday was a
double-header. Nobody show up. Friday it rained all day. There was no ball
game, so we stayed home and we listened to it on-a the radio. --Chicolini