Re: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 20:35:48 CDT

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    Kenneth Whistler scripsit:

    > The question is rather, given the fundamental nature of the
    > Unicode Standard as enabling text processing for modern
    > software, it is cost-effective and *reasonable* to provide
    > a Unicode encoding for one particular script or another,
    > unencoded to date, so as to maximize the chances that it
    > will be handled more easily by modern software in the global
    > infrastructure and to minimize the costs associated with
    > doing so.

    These words (and indeed your entire posting) deserve to be written
    up in letters of gold somewhere.

    LEAR: Dost thou call me fool, boy?      John Cowan
    FOOL: All thy other titles    
                 thou hast given away:
          That thou wast born with.

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