From: Mike Ayers (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 13:28:46 CDT
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
> Behalf Of Peter Kirk
> Sent: Friday, May 28, 2004 5:46 AM
> Well, it would imply that texts using the same glyphs and in
> very nearly
> the same language would be encoded quite differently. Is this
No. However, you have stated this alone, which can be misleading,
as this is part of a set of interlocking ad inextricable problems. The
question is not whether one problem or the other is desireable, it is which
solution is the least undesireable.
> Well, I would say that it is first incumbent on the proposers to
> demonstrate that their need is real, based on sound technical
> or on realistic scenarios where a plain text distinction is
> Peter C's Sally and Latisha scenario was the right kind of
> approach, but
> failed to demonstrate that the distinction should be in plain text.
> After all, if the proposers cannot state their requirements, how can
> others suggest how they can be satisfied?
Ummm - let me get this right. Some people who are using these
characters tell us that they need to fundamentally distinguish them from
Hebrew characters, but that's not a good case. A hypothetical situation,
however, could convince you? I'm truly baffled.
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