Managing Google Groups headaches

Ned Batchelder ned at
Sat Dec 7 18:04:30 CET 2013

On 12/7/13 11:27 AM, rusi wrote:
> On Saturday, December 7, 2013 3:46:02 PM UTC+5:30, wxjm... at wrote:
>> Rusi:
>> "unicode as a medium is universal in the same way that
>> ASCII used to be"
>> Probably, you do not realize deeply how this sentence
>> is correct. Unicode and ascii are constructed in the
>> same way. It has not even to do with "characters", but
>> with mathematics.
> On the contrary, I'd say we have some rather interesting
> 'characters' out here.
>> It is on this level the FSR fails. It is mathematically
>> wrong by design!
> Now thats an even more interesting statement. Only not sure what it means
> Here are some attempts
> It is wrong therefore unmathematical
> It is designed so its wrong
> It is mathematical so its undesigned
> Any Ive missed??

JMF: Please stop making this claim.  The last 20 times you claimed it 
you didn't convince anyone on this list, and I doubt you have any new 

Rusi: if you are interested in the details, search the archives.

Ned Batchelder,

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