An assessment of the Unicode standard

Mel mwilson at
Wed Sep 2 16:13:11 CEST 2009

Gabriel Genellina wrote:

> Looks like we all will have to learn mandarin! A nice language but with a
> high entrance barrier for western people.

It will pay off in the long run.  Problem for me: it seems most people in 
Toronto speak Cantonese.  That's just something I'll have to deal with.

Wrote a little 3-in-a-row game to get familiar with Chinese characters.  
Astonished at how Chinese-ready Python 2.5 already is. Collecting characters 
from web sites and pasting them in to literals in the program source just 


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