From: Martin J. Dürst (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jul 29 2010 - 23:20:47 CDT
On 2010/07/30 12:05, Juanma Barranquero wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 04:52, "Martin J. Dürst"<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> It's very clear that we would get nowhere if we wanted to encode
>> all these.
> The comment I respondend to talked about characters that are already encoded.
Sorry, I didn't get that.
>> In simpler words, you cannot use the needs of discussions about encoding
>> (the meta-level) to determine encodings.
> Discussing arabic versus latin numerals is not more meta-level that
> talking about upper vs. lowercase.
Yes indeed. If these distinctions were only necessary when talking
*about* these characters (meta-level) rather than when just using them
(non-meta), then I would indeed agree that there is no reason to encode
-- #-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University #-# http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp mailto:email@example.com
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