Re: ASCII and Unicode lifespan

From: Curtis Clark (
Date: Tue May 17 2005 - 20:27:04 CDT

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    On 2005-05-17 08:07, Peter Kirk wrote:
    > True enough, although one needs to be realistic about such things. There
    > is no point in designing a car to last 50 years when its design is
    > likely to be obsolete in 10.

    The user interface of automobiles stabilized nearly a century ago, and
    although many changes have been proposed, few have been adopted over the
    long term.

    No, I'm not sure exactly what I mean by this, but it seems as relevant
    as your statement.

    Curtis Clark        
    Web Coordinator, Cal Poly Pomona                 +1 909 979 6371
    Professor, Biological Sciences                   +1 909 869 4062

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