[Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages

Randy Presuhn randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Sat Mar 11 20:35:24 CET 2006

Hi -

> From: "Caoimhin O Donnaile" <caoimhin at smo.uhi.ac.uk>
> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 8:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [Suppress-Script] Initial list of 300 languages
> Reading this and Randy's statement that 'the entire motivation
> for "Suppress-Script" is compatibility with information that has already 
> been tagged', makes it look as if the purpose of the Suppress-Script is
> purely transitional - just for dealing with existing material in the
> interim before the new matching algorithm is widely implemented,
> after which it will become redundant.

No, that's reading *far* too much into my statement.
Old data stays around indefinitely, so Suppress-Script
is, unfortunately, *not* "transitional".


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