Re: Name Mixup Behind Air France Groundings

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Fri Jan 02 2004 - 14:11:36 EST

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    De: "Michael Everson" <>

    > At 10:08 -0800 2004-01-02, Joe Becker wrote:
    > >French police officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said
    > >errors in spelling and transcription of Arabic names played a role
    > >in the mix-up.
    > Figures, doesn't it?

    Do you think Unicode will solve this ? Will the FBI store its suspects' name
    in the original script ?

    As far as a «international » standardized Arabic transcription is concerned,
    I don't mind much as long as it is (one of) the traditional French one(s).

    P. Andries

    Okay, just to make sure.

     ;-) for the last §

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