An assessment of the Unicode standard

Thorsten Kampe thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Sun Aug 30 10:43:24 CEST 2009


* Chris Jones (Sun, 30 Aug 2009 00:22:00 -0400)
> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 11:07:17PM EDT, Neil Hodgson wrote:
> > Sanskrit is mostly written in Devanagari these days which is also
> > useful for selling things to people who speak Hindi and other Indian
> > languages.
> 
> Is the implication that the principal usefulness of such languages as
> Hindi and "other Indian languages" is us selling "things" to them..? I
> am not from these climes but all the same, I do find you tone of voice
> rather offensive, considering that you are referring to a culture that's
> about 3000 years older and 3000 richer than ours and certainly deserves
> our respect.

Neil was obviously talking about Devanagari. Please also mind the 
principal difference between Neil's "also useful" and your "principal 
useful(ness)".

Thorsten



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