Re: Tamil Text Messaging in Mobile Phones

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Jul 26 2002 - 10:59:43 EDT

James Kass scripsit:

> <semantic rant>
> (To me, any encoding which isn't visual isn't logical. And, so-
> called visual Hebrew isn't visual at all, it's backwards because
> when you scan Hebrew with your vision, your eyes are
> supposed to be travelling RTL. When Hebrew is written,
> it is written RTL. When it is visually encoded, it should
> be encoded in the same order as it is written or seen.)
> </semantic rant>

I agree. Instead of talking of visual order, we should instead talk of
Western-Imperialist order.

John Cowan <>
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,
han mathon ne chae, a han noston ne 'wilith.  --Galadriel, _LOTR:FOTR_

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