An assessment of the Unicode standard

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe+thunder at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 02:22:26 CEST 2009


r:

> Unicode (*puke*) seems nothing more than a brain fart of morons. And
> sadly it was created by CS majors who i assumed used logic and
> deductive reasoning but i must be wrong. Why should the larger world
> keep supporting such antiquated languages and character sets through
> Unicode? What purpose does this serve? Are we merely trying to make
> everyone happy? A sort of Utopian free-language-love-fest-kinda-
> thing?

   Wow, I like this world you live in: all that altruism! Unicode was
developed by corporations from the US left coast in order to sell their
products in foreign markets at minimal cost.

   Neil



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