From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Apr 09 2011 - 10:47:22 CDT
Christopher Fynn wrote:
> In Post Offices throughout India they had (and may still have) a list
> of indexed sentences ranging from things like "Best Wishes for
> Diwali" to "Father on his death bed, come immediately". These
> messages could be sent by the telegraph operator in a few short morse
> code characters simply indicating the sequence on the list and the
> Indian language in which the message was to be delivered. The sender
> was only charged for the few characters necessary to send the
As I wrote earlier, there are a great many things in life, including
items of information, which can be indexed and encoded to great benefit.
But unless these items can somehow be considered characters, I don't
think the Unicode Standard is the place to index and encode them.
-- Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 www.ewellic.org | www.facebook.com/doug.ewell | @DougEwell Â
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