Re: The Unicode Standard and ISO [localizable sentences]

From: Sarasvati via Unicode <>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:28:00 -0500

The topic of localizable sentences is now closed on this mail list.
Please take that topic elsewhere.
Thank you.

On 6/12/2018 10:49 AM, Mark Davis ☕️ via Unicode wrote:

> That is often a viable approach. But proponents shouldn't get the wrong
impression. I think the chance of anything resembling the "localized
sentences" / "international message components" have zero chance of being
adopted by Unicode (including the encoding, CLDR, anything). It is a waste
of many people's time discussing it further on this list.

> Why? As discussed many times on this list, it would take a major effort,
is not scoped properly (the translation of messages depends highly on
context, including specific products), and would not meet the needs of
practically anyone.

> People interested in this topic should
> (a) start up their own project somewhere else,
> (b) take discussion of it off this list,
> (c) never bring it up again on this list.
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