From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Sep 12 2005 - 10:53:23 CDT
At 10:49 -0400 2005-09-12, Edward H. Trager wrote:
>Faulty analysis? Browbeat the committees?
>Pissing off the entire N'Ko community? Are you
>sure any of this is true, Mr. Everson?
Yes, I consider the analysis faulty, as has the
N'Ko community, the UTC, and WG2. Yes, I consider
Andries and Yergeau's insistence that several
N'Ko diacritics and three letter characters to be
removed, as expressed in document after document
and SC2 votes, to be deliberately obstinate, as
is the repeated assertion that their objections
have not been addressed. And yes, I am sure that
the N'Ko user community is unhappy with the
activities of these two individuals with regard
>Anyone reviewing François Yergeau and Patrick
>Andries' document "For A Correct Encoding of
>will most likely conclude that their arguments
>are quite reasonable and well-documented.
I find that document to be misrepresentative of
the facts, and technically faulty. And it (and
their other documents) have not convinced the
N'Ko community, the UTC, or WG2 to change the
*** APOLOGY ***
I apologize for discussing the matter with
rancour on this list. That was doubtless out of
line. But defending the N'Ko encoding time and
time again has been most wearisome indeed.
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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