An assessment of the Unicode standard
sjmachin at lexicon.net
Sun Aug 30 02:20:47 CEST 2009
On Aug 30, 8:46 am, r <rt8... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Take for instance the Chinese language with it's thousands of
> characters and BS, it's more of an art than a language. Why do we
> need such complicated languages in this day and time. Many languages
> have been perfected, (although not perfect) far beyond that of Chinese
The Chinese language is more widely spoken than English, is quite
capable of expression in ASCII ("r tongzhi shi sha gua") and doesn't
have those pesky it's/its problems.
> The A-Z char set is flawless!
... for expressing the sounds of a very limited number of languages,
and English is *NOT* one of those.
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