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> From: "Reshat Sabiq (Reşat)" <tatar.iqtelif.i18n at gmail.com>
> To: "Michael Everson" <everson at evertype.com>
> Cc: "IETF Languages Discussion" <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 9:29 PM
> Subject: Re: baku1926
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> Michael Everson yazmış:
> > At 23:32 -0500 2007-05-01, Reshat Sabiq (Res¸at) wrote:
> >> Denotes alphabet used in Turkic republics/regions
> >> of the former USSR in late 1920s, and throughout 1930s, which aspired to
> >> represent equivalent phonemes in a unified fashion. Also known as: New
> >> Turkic Alphabet, Birlәşdirilmiş Jeni Türk
> >> Әlifbasь, Jaŋalif.
> > I am not really very happy about tinkering so soon after registration.
> > But if we do change it I would like to get rid of the illegible &xxxx;
> > notation. If the registry entries are to be in HTML, they should be so
> > normatively, with charset tagging so that they display properly. If they
> > are not tagged, then ASCII fallback should be used so the strings are
> > legible. As it is I can only guess, or drag out the Unicode book and
> > look them up. That's not legibility.
> I see that in multiple tags. Why is the file not encoded in UTF-8? I
> think that's all that would need to be done at a minimum. I even tried
> it out on fx, ie, windows, and linux.
> Speaking of corrections, there needs to be another one, ü->y (let
> that that be number 4 instead of Suppress-Script), to make my correction
> suggestion as follows:
> Denotes alphabet used in Turkic republics/regions
> of the former USSR in late 1920s, and throughout 1930s, which aspired to
> represent equivalent phonemes in a unified fashion. Also known as: New
> Turkic Alphabet, Birlәşdirilmiş Jeni Tyrk
> Әlifbasь, Jaŋalif.
> Please let me know whether i should use escape sequences or UTF-8, and i
> will be submitting the form for above within a week or so.
> P.S. I guess it helps to get my earlier remarks' point across: the
> alphabet doesn't really look completely latin w/ all the mixed
> characters involved.
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