Ar 11:54 -0800 2000-05-15, scríobh John Cowan:
>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.
DHARMA is a perfectly good English word now.
COPYRIGHT is translatable. COPYLEFT would also have to be.
But what I read is that it is "forecasted" to be popular. It is certainly
NOT the same thing as the EURO SIGN.
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