From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat May 22 2004 - 23:13:59 CDT
Jony Rosenne wrote:
> Michael, this is not getting anywhere.
> You think it is a different script, so you say "transliterate". They think
> it's the same script, so they say "encode".
> Since there are 22 letters with similar meanings and similar names, there is
> not much difference between transliteration and encoding in practice.
> I don't think the history of writing systems is going to help us here. There
> is no disagreement about the facts, just about their interpretation.
Thank you, Jony. This is needed to be said and you put it very well.
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