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Re: [WMASTERS] Re: Re. 8-bit scheme and Unicode 2.0 Tamil


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@This is because they wanted to use a 'pivot' langauge for the
@I would like to see a critique of the ISCII/UNICODE from you or other
@netters from the implementer's point of view.  The holes don't bother me as
@much as the "cultural sorting" order that they have imposed on Tamil.  As a
@character encoding scheme, I find much merit in ISCII/Unicode.

       I entirely agree with Mani's views and esp. the underlined part.
       Yes, there is 'cultural sorting', but the fact is there are
       technical reasons
       ( assuming  'sorting' refers to going from more number of phonemes
        to less). 
       We don't have to be worried about it. There will be some who will 
       come along  and claim as usual some superiority.. but we need not
       be worried by these..

       anbudan selvaa

@Mani M. Manivannan
@Fremont, CA, USA.


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