From: JFC Morfin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Aug 17 2006 - 04:01:23 CDT
At 07:23 17/08/2006, Doug Ewell wrote:
>Don Osborn wrote:
>>The tragic thing about all this is the fallout - people who work
>>with the languages on computers and in publishing companies etc.
>>get the impression that anything in local languages is a huge
>>undertaking with all kinds of headaches. And in the end you get
>>stuff that compares unfavorably (even on the basic level of the
>>look of the print) with anything in French or English.
>>And it doesn't have to be that way. The extended Latin
>>orthographies can be, well, as elegant as any other.
>This is an excellent point, one which needs to be made more often.
>Would you believe there are actually people so misguided that they
>believe the purpose of Unicode is just the opposite, to *restrict*
>the number of languages people can use on the Internet and in
primary or extended languages?
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