ID for language-invariant strings

Doug Ewell doug at
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  ˆ

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