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Michael Kaplan Obituary – Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz | Cleveland Heights OH

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/01/02

I totally missed the passing of Michael Scott Kaplan some 2 years ago, so a belated R.I.P. is in place.

Obituary for Michael Kaplan, Michael Scott Kaplan, 45, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in Redmond, WA, after a brave battle with MS for 25 years. He was a lead software developer for Microsoft.

Source: [WayBackMichael Kaplan Obituary – Berkowitz-Kumin-Bookatz | Cleveland Heights OH

Michael was the leading source on i18n, L10N, Unicode, sorting, normalisation and other things having to do with languages, representations and writing.

Besides that he was a really nice guy of which I enjoyed his MSDN materials.

Other people enjoy that too, so I’m glad his writings have been archived: [first, second, WayBackSorting it All Out: Archives

Here are some additional links:

More on

I got there while researching U+200C and U+200D:

The relevant Unicode code points in that research:




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