From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon May 15 2000 - 15:57:30 EDT

Michael Everson wrote:
> Despite what John says about some linguistic communities below, you cannot
> stipulate that terms are translatable or non-translatable.

It's not about *stipulating* untranslatability, but just untranslatability
de facto. Do you complain because U+0A74 is GURMUKHI EK ONKAR instead
of GURMUKHI GOD IS ONE? How about U+2638 WHEEL OF DHARMA? Untranslatable
terms need to be left alone, that's all.


Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! || John Cowan <> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)

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