RE: Fwd: Re: (SC2WG2.609) New contribution N2705

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Thu Feb 19 2004 - 10:40:36 EST

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    > From: []
    On Behalf
    > Of Michael Everson

    > >Sorry, that doesn't cut it, IMO. You know all too well that "what
    > >people need to encode" is open to lots of interpretations. When
    > >someone comes along and says "we need to encode Devanagari ksha" or
    > >"we need to encode ch", you, Michael Everson, will respond saying,
    > >"No, we do not need to encode those things,"
    > Because they can be represented in plain text already.

    So, you have a principle for deciding about "ch"; do you have a
    principle for deciding about technical notations?

    Peter Constable
    Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies
    Microsoft Windows Division

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