Re: Benefits of Unicode

From: J M Sykes (
Date: Sat Jan 27 2001 - 05:22:08 EST

Dropping the LH column will certainly avoid any quibbling over the sense in
which Unicode *is* an ISO standard ;-)

Mike Sykes


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tex Texin" <>
To: "Unicode List" <>
Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 12:25 AM
Subject: Benefits of Unicode

> 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 examples.
> I have until Monday morning to turn it in, so I thought I'd ask
> for some review.
> Anything missing? Any constructive suggestions, gratefully appreciated.
> tex

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