From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Nov 24 2006 - 08:34:25 CST
At 13:39 +0100 2006-11-24, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > >Encoding requests are very often accompanied by political
>> >statements (the N'ko is, again, a good example). Unicode should be
>> >about the facts (charecters in use), not about what you think of
>> >the political agenda of the people who request it.
>> N'Ko was not encoded for "political" reasons.
>I never said so. I said that N'ko was encoded *despite* (or
>*regardless of*) the (noisy) political agenda of its promoters.
I'm sorry, this does not characterize the people who use and promote
the N'Ko script. N'Ko is a literary and literacy movement, rooted in
non-European tradition, and is a source of much good in the
N'Ko was encoded because it met a genuine user need for a script
which is taught to children in schools.
-- Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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