Re: Romanian and Cyrillic

From: R.C. Bakhuizen van den Brink [Rein] (
Date: Wed Apr 28 2004 - 01:03:50 EDT

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    what's the problem here? I might have missed something or have
    stumbled upon an age-old discussion that has been solved lightyears ago?

    Would you need to have the same web-text [in HTML] displayed
    in Romanian as well as in Cyrillic script according to
    the reader's wishes?

    Or let's say - in a similar border situation but using Latin
    script only - have Polish 'cz' automatically represent
    Czech 'Ť'? And vice versa. Thus establishing a 1-1-relationship
    between pre-composed and composables?

    groetjes, Rein

    On Tue, 27 Apr 2004, Peter Kirk wrote:
    >On 27/04/2004 12:25, Peter Constable wrote:
    >>Since we're talking about Romanian...
    >>Prior to 1991, the Soviet-controlled administration attempted to create
    >>a distinct linguistic identity, Moldovian, which as I understand it
    >>basically amounted to Romanian written in Cyrillic script. (They tried
    >>to introduce some archaic Romanian forms and Russian loans, but
    >>apparently none of it stuck.)
    >>How relevant is Romanian in Cyrillic script at this point? For instance,
    >>what's the likelihood that someone might want to put Romanian-Cyrillic
    >>content on the web? Already being done? A reasonable possibility?
    >>Extremely unlikely?
    >Would Romanian Cyrillic actually be anything different from Moldovian?
    >On the same lines, I have seen Turkish written in Cyrillic, I think for
    >the use of Turks living in Bulgaria, so you will need to allow for that.
    >In the same geographical area, Gagauz is I think written in both Latin
    >and Cyrillic.
    >Peter Kirk

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