Re: What am I missing without mutt?
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On 02/07/08 04:44, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 06/02/2008, Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > However, I vehemently disagree that email should be ascii. This is
>> But that's how the US maintains it's hegemony over the Internet...
>> Well, that and the fact that (compared to "calligraphic",
>> pictographic & hieroglyphic languages) Greco-Latin alphabets are
>> small, simple, regularized, easy to print, and a perfect basis for
>> extensible vocabulary.
> Greek is not in ASCII,
Never said it was.
> and Hebrew, Arabic, Russian, and all the
Russian derives from Greek. Note that I specified Greco-Latin.
> European languages that have modified Latin scripts are just as small
> (Hebrew is smaller), simple (Arabic is simpler), regularized (if you
> mean that there is only a small, repeating set of symbols), easy to
> print (unless you have a ball-hammer printer), and are perfect basi
> (sp?) for extensible vocabulary.
With the semitic languages, the problem I see is that one letter can
"flow" under another letter, and dots here and there change the
meaning of the letter.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals
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