Mark Crispin writes:
On Tue, 28 Oct 2003, Abhijit Menon-Sen wrote:
(I agree that it's currently nearly impossible to use computers if
one isn't familiar with the Latin script, of course.)
Which probably makes the rest of this discussion academic, unless
we're going to undertake solving *that* problem for Microsoft and the
various UNIX/Linux vendors...
You're not appreciating the full complexity of the problem. ;)
Not only should the email standards permit MUAs and MTAs of the year
2020 to solve the problem Abhijit mentions, but they should even permit
such future programs to interoperate with latinate ones of the present
and near future. And if it's too hard for latinate MUAs to implement
the IEA standard, that won't happen.