International Organization for Standardization (ISO) codes for the representation of names of scripts (writing systems, “a set of graphic characters used for the written form of one or more languages”).
ISO_15924 is a data frame with variables
a character vector with the 4-letter (alpha-4) ISO 15924 script codes.
a character vector with numeric script codes providing some measure of mnemonicity.
a character vector with the (English) script names.
a character vector with the Property Value Alias defined by Unicode (ISO 10646) (if available).
Date object with the date the
script was registered.
The following number ranges are used for the numeric codes:
|000-099||Hieroglyphic and cuneiform scripts|
|100-199||Right-to-left alphabetic scripts|
|200-299||Left-to-right alphabetic scripts|
|900-999||Private use, aliases, special codes|