From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 21:47:35 CDT
> A fairer question to ask might be:
> Would you have any objections if the Phoenician script were given
> a separate encoding in the Unicode Standard as long as such an
> encoding wouldn't interfere with your ability to continue
> encoding texts as you please?
> (And to the last, I'd be tempted to add: If so, what on Earth could those
> objections be?)
Expense. Complication. Delays while the encoding gets into the Standard
and thence into popular operating systems, with all the accoutrements
such as keyboard software.
-- All Norstrilians knew what laughter was: John Cowan it was "pleasurable corrigible malfunction". http://www.reutershealth.com --Cordwainer Smith, Norstrilia email@example.com
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