An assessment of the Unicode standard

r rt8396 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 01:36:31 CEST 2009


On Aug 30, 1:08 pm, Nobody <nob... at nowhere.com> wrote:
(snip)
> Because that would be the likely consequence of such a stance. Japanese
> websites will continue to use Shift-JIS, Japanese cellphones (or
> Scandanavian cellphones aimed at the Japanese market, for that matter)
> will continue to render websites which use Shift-JIS, and HTML 5 will be
> just as much a pure academic exercise as all of the other HTML standards.

Yes and this keep-everyone-happy crap will go on for centuries.
Unicode will then turn into another elephant sized bloatware standard
that only VB and MSDN, M$ Office, and Adobe PDF can hold a candle to.
Who cares, hard drives can hold terabytes of useless junk, right?

This is starting to border on OCD tendencies and i for one am getting
very nervous.



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