Difference between Klingon and Tengwar

James Kass jameskass at code2001.com
Tue Sep 14 18:41:24 CDT 2021

On 2021-09-14 11:18 PM, Ken Whistler via Unicode wrote:

 > In any case, my advice is to stop worrying about the status in the
 > roadmap, and work instead on making the convincing case for
 > encoding. I realize that honor is of high value in Klingon society,
 > but it doesn't actually figure that much in UTC decisions. ;-)

That's a pity, really.  But it's been evident since emoji was accepted.

 >>> ...

 >> Isn't that kind of embarrassing for an organization that
 >> claims/aspires to some measure of cultural neutrality and
 >> support for minority cultures?

 > Hardly. It is basically a fact that character encoding is a human
 > activity engaged in by groups of people who are influenced by
 > their social and economic contexts. Failure to recognize that
 > sometimes flummoxes folks who don't understand why the
 > committees make some of the decisions they do, on occasion.
 > But I don't see how you draw the connection here immediately
 > to concerns for cultural neutrality and support for minority
 > cultures.

Because the reality that people are influenced by their economic 
desires, such as funding or paychecks, negates the possibility of 

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