From: David Starner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 18 2005 - 14:45:17 CDT
On 5/18/05, Peter Kirk <email@example.com> wrote:
> But then I am sure the
> designers of ITU, BCDIC, FIELDATA etc were unaware of the problems which
> their standards presented which led to their replacement. And I would
> expect that similarly problems with Unicode will gradually become
> apparent as technology advances.
They were very aware of the problems; lack of general compatibility
among computers of that era, and incredible insufficency for the needs
of the world's languages.
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