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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 04 Mar 1999 17:18:58 -0500
Tim Bray wrote:
> At 03:59 PM 3/3/99 -0500, John Cowan wrote:
> > This will allow the creation of
> >DTDs written in serious Real World languages like Macedonian, Syriac,
> >Divehi, Sinhala, Burmese, Ethiopic, Cherokee, various Canadian Native
> >languages, Khmer, Mongolian, and Yi.
> John, this is unfair. All the Macedonians and Sinhalese I've known
> have an excellent sense of humor. -Tim
Well, several people have believed this was sarcasm on my part.
Not so. When I said "serious Real World languages" I meant it.
Real people speak, understand, read, and write them in the
course of their day-to-day lives.
Ancient Egyptian and Sindarin don't fall into this category,
no matter that I am an enthusiast of both.
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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