ID for language-invariant strings
doug at ewellic.org
Sat Mar 15 19:33:46 CET 2008
Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:
>>+1 A recipe for taggers trying to get pesonal names right as noted by
>>Nall (fr / zxx Pierre Desjardins) would help. Michael's example
>>Everson Mono goes in a similar direction.
> Except that I, helpfully, provide this:
Except that none of these, other than the Chinese examples, are actually
translations of Michael's name into other languages. They are
transcriptions, with a few phonetic changes necessary to accommodate the
target script. None of them (except Chinese) is comparable to
translating "Pierre Desjardins" to "Peter Gardener."
Doug Ewell * Fullerton, California, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14
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