Re: Writing Tatar using the Latin script; new characters to encode?

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 18:54:32 CDT

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    Peter Kirk <> wrote:

    > 5) This is an alphabet which has been used, even in official websites,
    > and very likely continues to be used by some. Decisions made in Moscow
    > do not change this, especially because they are in practice widely
    > ignored in Tatarstan and have no force in some other places where
    > live. This alphabet therefore needs to be supported by Unicode. But
    > fortunately this is not a problem as all the characters are already

    Peter is absolutely right. Whether the Russian government has banned
    the Latin script for writing Tatar is irrelevant. It has been used, at
    least in the recent past and at least outside Russia.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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