Re: Term Asian is not used properly on Computers and NET

Date: Tue May 29 2001 - 09:56:48 EDT

On 05/29/2001 05:12:39 PM "N.R.Liwal" wrote:

>I think Calling
>CJK specifically Asian is not appropriate nor helpful, because Asia is
>and have hundreds of languages and scripts, either all Asian Script i.e.
>Arabic, Hebrew, Devanagri, Bengali, Thai and etc.......... should be
>or a more appropriate name should be give to Chiness / Japanese and
>or other scripts of that region.

This is certainly a valid point. "Far East" or "East Asian" might be more
appropriate for CJK.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
Tel: +1 972 708 7485
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