From: David Starner (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 02 2008 - 08:59:40 CST
On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 8:07 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> Quoting David Starner <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Sat, Mar 1, 2008 at 7:29 PM, <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Unicode intends to be a collection of all significant scripts, whether
> >> past, present or future. Admittedly it does include some of the above
> >> but this was not the intent.
> IPA and math characters are scripts. Yes the are small percentagr of
> various non-script characters. The key is whether or not significant.
Then when I said
> the interrobang, obscure phonetic
> characters, characters for obsolete orthographies for small languages,
> and Chinese characters found only in dictionaries
what were you referring to when you said "Admittedly it does include
some of the above but this was not the intent."?
> Agreed having a tool which provides a trans-script solution and
> acheive internationalisation is in general beneficial to all concerned.
I think that's missing part of the point; it's not about trans-script,
it's about what people want to type into Word and Java applications
and all the other programs that Unicode sponsors sell.
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