For the World's A B C's, He Makes 1's and 0's
hall_damien at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Sep 27 00:08:43 UTC 2003
I hope this message doesn't strike people as spam. I
just thought it was so ironic that I had to react.
I've just read the fascinating article about Michael
Everson and I reproduce for you below one of the
sentences in it, as I was able to read it. I have
actually typed it out again instead of copying and
pasting, to ensure that the wonders of Unicode don't
take away the point of this message.
' "Imagine how you would feel if your name was
Fran?ois, but there was no ? available," Mr Everson
said. "You would be irritated that your phone bill
came addressed spelling your name wrong. Now imagine
if your language used a totally different alphabet and
you couldn't use computers at all because of it. It's
question of human rights, really." '
Quite. I agree completely with the sentiment
expressed in this sentence and couldn't have put it
better myself than the example which the computer I am
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