Assamese and Unicode.
Michael Everson via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Wed Aug 23 20:18:17 CDT 2017
“The uniqueness of the Assamese script was perhaps unknown to the mainly American experts of Unicode, sources said.”
They have never been able to show the difference to anyone in SC2 (which has more than Americans in it), because there is no difference to show.
> On 23 Aug 2017, at 23:35, David Faulks via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> It appears that the Indian government will submit an 'Assamese' proposal.
> Since everything I know about Assamese Script indicates that it is basically the same as Bengali and the Unicode Assamese controversy is derived entirely from a sub-nationalistic fit over character and script names, I expect that this proposal will not be accepted.
> However, 'popular nationalism' will probably be used to attack Unicode then.
> David Faulks
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