Numbers are not easy to remember! (was: Re: (iso15924.82) About names again...)
> Date: Fri, 09 Jan 1998 10:55:03 -0500
> To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: (iso15924.88) About names again...
> In-Reply-To: <9801091157.AA11355@unicode.org>
In the email cited above, Alain wrote to the Unicode list, in
response to Michael Everson:
> [Michael] :
> >And you suppose that you will have to go _less_ _often_ to the list if for
> >Isra=EBl the code =AB 376 =BB is used? :-)
> [Alain] :
> ...And if you use numerical codes often you can also remember them...
> I know by heart that the country code of Switzerland is 44...
But it's not! +44 gets you to the UK, as my sig illustrates below.
Number combinations obviously have their limitations too, Alain!
-- John Clews (Chair of ISO/TC46/SC2: Conversion of Written Languages)
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