From: Jungshik Shin (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Aug 21 2004 - 04:44:40 CDT
Sinnathurai Srivas wrote:
> Could you include the followin.
> Why even after about 20 years of existence, the unicode is not supported by
> any significant software and applications?
In your eyes, don't MS Windows 2k/XP/2003, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, Java,
Plan9, BeOS, MS Office, StarOffice, Gnome, KDE, Mozilla, MS IE, ICU,
and zillions of other programs (including OS', development tools,
libraries) count as significant?
> In the name of promoting Unicode, are we holdingback multilingual computing
> for the next 10 years or so?
Are you yearning for the chaotic days of tens (if not hundreds) of
different character encodings?
Without Unicode, multilingual features (as well as 'monolingual
features' as well) of all the above
would be far far worse than what they're now.
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