Re: Writing Tatar using the Latin script; new characters to encode?

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Wed May 12 2004 - 16:10:52 CDT

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    Eric Muller wrote:

    > According to <>, there is a currently an effort to convert the
    > writing of Tatar from Cyrillic to Latin.

    Alexander Savenkov said:

    > There's no Latin Tatar script. It's the law. Full stop.

    Ernest Cline said:

    > They are numerous sites on the web about the change from Cyrillic to
    > Latin for Tatar that is planned for completion by 2011 by the Republic
    > of Tatarstan (a part of the Russian Federation). ...

    And you couldn't get a much clearer demonstration of how
    linguistic politics can come to trump "objective" graphological
    considerations when it comes to character encoding


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