Re: non-terrestrial writing systems

From: David Starner (
Date: Mon Jun 04 2007 - 07:29:04 CDT

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    On 5/31/07, Daniel Yacob <> wrote:
    > This is an amusing notion. Wouldn't we all be tickled to death if the
    > first extra-terrestrial contact came in the form of a character encoding
    > request? :-)

    I suspect that it would be the other way around; the first
    extra-terrestrial contact would be asking for information on Unicode
    so they could add our scripts to Galacticode. If, of course, the
    "Transliterate, don't Proliferate" crew didn't get their way. (-:

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