Re: Unicode Cyrillic GHE DE PE TE in Serbian

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Jan 05 2000 - 11:25:41 EST

Janko Stamenovic wrote:

> I just demonstrate to you that the REAL standard must take care of
> everything, not only parts of the issue.

No one standard can do it all. Unicode only handles minimum-distinction

> If we have to know about language
> tags, we either should have incorporated them in the code or made the
> code/standard good enough to take care of it.

We have to know about italics, hyperlinks, etc. but we don't try to use
Unicode to handle them. A higher-level standard does the job.


Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom 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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