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Re: [WMASTERS] Re: Old Orthography, response to Kalyan

At 06:42 PM 9/15/97 +0000, Dr.K. Kalyanasundaram wrote:

>Old style numerals were proposed for two reasons:
> i) to provide compatibility with UNICODE 2.0 and 
>ii) for possible use in electronic archiving of 
>ancient tamil literature.

Kalyan and anybody else who may know:

How cast in stone is UNICODE 2.0 as it applies to Tamil script? Is it not
possible that our discussions would affect a revised version of UNICODE 2.X
? My limited knowledge of UNICODE Tamil deliberations suggest that it did
not get much (not anybody's fault mind you) airing.


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