Joel Rees, who posted here in some unrelated threads, has several issues
about things that Unicode does not cover (but that he thinks should be
I am not sure if that counts as a con or not? It would depend on how
important these features. how whard they are to implement with Unicode on
your own, and how easy they are to implement using alternate strategies.
Trigeminal Software, Inc.
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From: "Suzanne M. Topping" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: RE: Unicode market acceptance
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Richard Cook [mailto:rscook@socrates.Berkeley.EDU]
> > Recently looking at and talking about this
> > http://i18n.homepage.com/UnicodeBenefits.html
> > with some people, initiated and uninitiated, I quickly wrote this:
> > http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~rscook/UnicodeGives.html
> Question for the list; back when Tex originally posed the "benefits"
> question, a note or two passed through about the cons. Unfortunately, I
> only found one note which contained any negatives, and I'm wondering if
> more notes covered this area. If anyone has any old copies, please pass
> them along, or if there are any new thoughts about downsides, I'd
> appreciate hearing them.
> Suzanne Topping
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