[Fwd: Re: Tamil Collation vs Transliteration/Transcription Enc Version2]

From: Gregg Reynolds (unicode@arabink.com)
Date: Mon Jun 27 2005 - 17:16:18 CDT

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    Sinnathurai Srivas wrote:
    > Encoding Grantham or sanskrit is not a problem. Encoding transliteration
    > is not a problem. The problem is encoding some thing as Tamil, or in
    > code space reserved for tamil is the problem. It legitimises foreign
    > languages as part of tamil. we love all languages, but we do not want
    > other languages to change ours. We have a long history of resisting.
    > This attept by Unicode is going to be the toughest one and Tamil would
    > provbably loose and the die. Unicode will have such power in the future.


    (Sorry. Couldn't help myself. Can't we all just lighten up?)

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