Konkani Suppress-Script

Doug Ewell dewell at roadrunner.com
Wed Oct 3 16:51:03 CEST 2007

CE Whitehead <cewcathar at hotmail dot com> wrote:

> 1.
> A Sample site with words in Konkani (put in an English word; you will 
> get a
> Konkani translation):
> http://www.savemylanguage.org/app/englishtokonkani.php
> http://www.savemylanguage.org/app/home.php
> Script???  Not sure of script but not Roman or Arabic !


> 2.  News on the scripts
> http://international.zeenews.com/inner1.asp?aid=194097&ssid=2&sid=ART
> Nagari and Kannada are both possible scripts for Konkani

etc.  with additional evidence for the Latin/Roman script, called "Romi" 
for some reason.

I agree with John Cowan that the bar should be lower to prove that a 
script is *not* overwhelmingly used to write a given language than to 
prove that it is.  This is enough evidence for me to support removal of 
the S-S for Konkani.

Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14

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