Unicode [was Re: Cult-like behaviour]

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 12:41:11 EDT 2018


On 16/07/18 17:26, Larry Martell wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2018 at 12:05 PM, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 16/07/18 15:17, Dan Sommers wrote:
>>>
>>> On Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:39:49 +0000, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>>>
>>>> ... people who think that if ISO-8859-7 was good enough for Jesus ...
>>>
>>>
>>> It may have been good enough for his disciples, but Jesus spoke Aramaic.
>>>
>>> Also, ISO-8859-7 doesn't cover ancient polytonic Greek; it only covers
>>> modern monotonic Greek.
>>>
>>> See also the Unicode Greek FAQ (https://www.unicode.org/faq/greek.html).
>>>
>>
>> Out of curiosity where does my mum's Welsh come into the equation as I
>> believe that it is not recognised by the EU as a language?
> 
> Is she from Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch?
> 

She was from a small mining village near Tredegar.  The name was and is 
unprounoncable to an English speaking person hence Tredegar had to suffice.

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Mark Lawrence



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