OK, sorry to do this twice, but I like the 2 column version much
better and I had to add the reference to Java before my mailbox
overflowed with comments to add it.
> Tex Texin wrote:
> I was asked to produce a list of the benefits of Unicode to be used
> as a sidebar with an article referencing Unicode.
> Ideally, it would be a brief set of bullets for an audience that
> doesn't know a lot about internationalization. The bullets shouldnt
> be too detailed or technical.
> I came up with the attached table. I think with some minor amendments
> I can drop the left column now and just use the benefits with
> I have until Monday morning to turn it in, so I thought I'd ask
> for some review.
> Anything missing? Any constructive suggestions, gratefully
|Allows for multilingual documents using any or all the languages you desire||Invoice or ticketing applications can print native language names|
|One set of algorithms for processing text reduces development and support costs, improves time-to-market, and allows for single version of source code||Applications can be marketed globally the day of initial release|
|ISO Standards insure interoperability||Any applications reading the same text file will interpret it correctly|
|Worldwide deployment capability||Text can be sent from any part of the world to any other part|
|Support by most, if not all, modern technologies allows easy integration||Applications can exchange text without conversion loss or errors|
|Internet-readiness||Internet standards, such as XML and Java are Unicode-based|
|Continuous evolution extends application lifetime and expands capabilities to meet future needs||Unicode Version 3.0 added 25,000+ characters and new technical specifications that improved, for example, Middle Eastern language support.|
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