From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 24 2004 - 13:29:16 CDT
At 14:22 -0400 2004-05-24, email@example.com wrote:
>Michael Everson scripsit:
> > People who need to override the default template can do so, according
> > to the standard.
>If they're lucky. The less lucky will only get default-UCA sorting.
I have spoken to representatives of two important vendors in the past
who *do* understand that this requirement is an architectural feature
of the Unicode Standard and who *do* understand that there is a
requirement for people to be able to get access to it.
Therefore I remain more optimistic than you in this matter.
>The default template is about least-astonishing behavior. I judge mixed
>sorting (at level 1) to be least astonishing.
I consider interleaved mixed-script text to be illegible, and
unsuitable for the default template.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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