An assessment of the Unicode standard

r rt8396 at
Tue Sep 1 21:16:03 CEST 2009

On Sep 1, 2:39 am, Terry Reedy <tjre... at> wrote:
> There is, of course, an international system of measure. The US is the
> only major holdout. (I recall Burma, or somesuch, is another.) An
> interesting proposition would be for the US to adopt the metric system
> in exchange for the rest of the world adopting simplified basic English
> as a common language.

Bring on the metric system Terry, i have been waiting all my life!!

Now, if we can only convince those 800 million Mandarin Chinese
speakers... *ahem* Do we have a Chinese translator in the house?


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