dissectingtable at comcast.net
Thu Feb 5 17:24:23 CET 2004
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Ingo Klöcker wrote:
| On Thursday 05 February 2004 22:05, Johan Wevers wrote:
|>Adrian von Bidder wrote:
|>>So all non-english speakers are forbidden to use Email?
|>No, they should just skip the accented characters. And that doesn't
|>give communication problems: Dutch without accents is very well
|>readable (better than the iso shit that gets translated to Greek
|>chars on my terminal anyway), and I've some friends from eastern
|>Europe who I've seen send sms messages (where most phones don't
|>support all the accents they use at all). They just skip all accents,
|>and I've never heard one of them complain about it.
| Yeah, let's make all people on the world use the 26 Latin characters.
| Why would anyone need umlauts, accents, Greek letters, Cyrillic
| letters, Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana, or any other character set?
and whats with them capitol letters and punkuation nobody needs them (/sic/)
Chris Fox, Windows User, Linux User (#341856), non-partisan
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[quantum theory's] allowing superpositions of what classical physics
would regard as mutually exclusive alternatives."
~ -- Michael Lockwood /Brit. J. Phil. Sci./ (1995)
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