[Air-L] Information wants to be ASCII or Unicode? Tibetan-written information cannot be ASCII anyway.

Han-Teng Liao (OII) han-teng.liao at oii.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jul 16 22:07:15 PDT 2009

That is very interesting finding.  Unihan project, which involves the 
Hanzis in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese, create also a 
surprising work which I cannot imagine to be done by Beijing, Taipei, 
Tokyo, Seoul and Hanoi authorities. 

Nicholas John wrote:
> The case of Hebrew and Unicode is an interesting one, as it created
> surprising alliances and cooperation between Israeli and Arab computer
> scientists. After all, Hebrew and Arabic share pretty much the same problems
> when it comes to putting them on a computer screen.
> I wrote a chapter about this for my PhD, which, if you really want, you can
> see at http://www.sociothink.com/chap6.html.
> Nicholas
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Han-Teng Liao
PhD Candidate
Oxford Internet Institute

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