Encoding ConScripts

James Kass jameskass at code2001.com
Wed Oct 13 17:24:07 CDT 2021

On 2021-10-13 11:37 AM, William_J_G Overington wrote:

> Well, I opine that if one or more people do choose to agree with me on 
> this, then his, her, or their posts should be considered on the basis 
> of what he, she, or they post, and not on the basis of a prejudging 
> before the posting takes place.
This isn't a matter of opinion.  Proposal 1 in the example is a 
non-starter because of Unicode's encoding principles.

> > Encoding emoji was an anomaly prompted by peculiar circumstances and 
> a unique chain of events.
> I would say 'particular' rather than 'peculiar'.
You're entitled to do so.

> > Anybody can predict the future if accuracy isn't important.
> I don't understand why you have stated that. Is it relevant here? If 
> so, how?
Because predicting the future with no guarantee of accuracy is akin to 
speculation, which ties in with my subsequent statement.
>> In the event, policies must be based on current realities rather than 
>> speculation.
Now /this/ one *is* a matter of opinion, and we apparently disagree.

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