From: Marco Cimarosti (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Dec 17 2002 - 15:28:45 EST
Michael Everson wrote:
> What the encoding of a set of brDa rTen precomposed syllables would
> do would be to restrict the Tibetans to this set, to which they have
> been restricted by the proprietary Founder software used in China.
> These 950 syllables are insufficient to express anything but
> newspaper and bureaucratic Tibetan.
I totally agree. My point was another: if it is true that there is a large
existing corpus encoded in that encoding, a prerequisite to reject the
proposal is demonstrating that the path to Unicode is be smooth, with no
risk for the data and no unsustainable costs.
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