Ar 02:50 -0700 1999-06-08, scríobh Markus Kuhn:
>The ASCII digits 0-9 *are* globally known, thanks to a product of Earth
>civilization commonly referred to as the "telephone".
Really? I've never seen a telephone in Myanmar or Cambodia or Iran, but I
can imagine that they might display non-European digits.
>Any claim that the
>digits 0-9 would need localization because they are now known or not
>available in some part of the earth is a clear sign of pathologic o22n
"Pathologic" is a bit of an overstatement, don't you think, Markus?
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