Re: Thoughts about characters transmission

Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.cc.titech.ac.jp> Tue, 13 July 1993 13:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: Thoughts about characters transmission
To: Andr'e PIRARD <PIRARD@vm1.ulg.ac.be>
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> >It assignes a single code point to different but similar characters
> >in Japan and China.
> 
> I thought that this was the problem of Unicode and not of ISO 10646.

Correct. It was a problem of Unicode and not of DIS 10646-1.0.

But, now, ISO 10646 is just as bad as Unicode.

> >So, please don't say "international" when what you mean is merely
> >"intereuropean".
> 
> At least the voting is, isn't it.
> Note that some even go for the bet of calling such a code "universal" :-)

Isn't it the Martian way?

				MO