Re: 1 in 1000

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 06:42:40 EDT

Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> Probably less than one person in a thousand today speaks a language that
> cannot be reasonably represented in Unicode.

Well, my first impression (before reading the other posts) was
"What about sign languages?"

To put it in a wider perspective, I believe that using "speak" is
misleading: there is a number of difference between a spocken
language and a written language.
And AFAIK Unicode intends to cover the latter, not the former.


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