> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kenneth Whistler [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 2:30 PM
> > Howsabout: "100% of the people in the world whose native
> language is not
> > modeled by Unicode cannot use computers in their native
> language; 100% of
> > those whose language is badly modeled by Unicode cannot
> fully exploit the
> > power of computers (since the proliferation of
> "Unicode-enabled" software
> > will only partially benefit them); 100% of those literary
> cultures whose
> > medium is badly modeled by Unicode will come under intense
> economic pressure
> > to think about their languages in terms of Unicode's model
> (i.e. to become
> > semi-literate in their native languages)."
> I think this is heading offtrack. (And is also inflammatory.)
I don't think so, personally.
> The Unicode Standard does not even attempt to "model languages". It
My mistake; I should have inserted "written" in front of "language"
whereever it occurs in my note.
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