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.

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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