Sean M. Burke sburke@cpan.org
Sun, 08 Dec 2002 22:51:24 -0700

At 22:18 2002-12-08 -0600, starner@okstate.edu wrote:
>The group encoding languages logically encoded all the languages they
>were familiar with to start with. Are you claiming that they should
>have filled out forms for French to prove to the rest of the committee
>that it was a language in need of a code? That's exceedingly beaucratic.
>Perhaps Haitian deserves its own code, but if no one bothers to send a
>form, obviously no one has a strong need for it.

Ah, if only this rigorous approach could be extended to map-making!

Sean M. Burke    http://search.cpan.org/author/sburke/