From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 14:04:34 EDT
On 29/07/2003 10:39, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 10:36 -0700 2003-07-29, Peter Kirk wrote:
>> The only shred of untruth is that what I said I think is true is in
>> fact an exaggeration, the abolition is only partial.
> Hence it was not "officially abolished".
OK, it was officially abolished only from some words or contexts. And
itis officially not used in Switzerland.
And my point stands. Its official non-use in Switzerland does not imply
that it shouldn't be in Unicode, because others do use it. Similarly,
the official non-use of a special holam vav in Israel, at least in so
far as SII is official, does not imply that the character should not be
in Unicode. Arguably SII doesn't represent even the majority of users of
Hebrew, if we include all observant Jews outside Israel as well as
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com http://web.onetel.net.uk/~peterkirk/
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