Re: ASCII as a subset of Unicode (was: Re: Oxford proposes a leaner alphabet)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sun Apr 12 2009 - 11:51:21 CDT

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    Hans Aberg <haberg at math dot su dot se> wrote:

    >> Let me try a different approach. What do you believe is the
    >> difference between an ASCII "A" and a Unicode "A" -- not the bitwise
    >> representations permitted by ASCII and Unicode respectively, but the
    >> characters themselves?
    > What do you think is the difference between the Australian Euro and
    > the European Euro -- not the difference that one is a type of Kangaroo
    > and the other a currency unit?

    Do you honestly think that is a reasonable analogy? If you do, then I
    can't help you.

    Doug Ewell  *  Thornton, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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