Re: Looking for transcription or transliteration standards latin- >arabic

From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin (
Date: Tue Jul 06 2004 - 23:04:08 CDT

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    On 2004.07.07, 00:49, Mike Ayers <> wrote:

    > Are you implying that, had printers throughout the centuries put the
    > effort into faithfully reproducing every obscure symbol

    I spell my own name with some of those obscure symbols, thank you.
    Obscure indeed -- that's the last thing I'd expect in a list such as
    this! Is internationalization is serious issue, or just a toy to kill
    off idle time?

    > from every foreign language, that the modern American would accept
    > words with arbitrary diacritics?

    "Foreign"? "American"? I obviously misunderstood the whole purpose of
    these discussions, then. Bye bye -- will back as soon as I get my
    Green Card, señor! >;-)

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