RE: Pillagers Strip Iraqi Museum of Its Treasure

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Mon Apr 14 2003 - 10:47:16 EDT

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    Michael Everson wrote:
    > Unicode topicality: This very sad story should remind us all about
    > the fragility of data and the promise of Unicode: to enable the
    > preservation of the recorded history of humankind. Let us hope that
    > the cuneiform tablets will not be destroyed, whatever may happen to
    > the gold.

    See also Aljazeera coverage about this disaster inside the disaster:


    _ Marco

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