Doug Ewell wrote:
> Peter T. Daniels <grammatim at worldnet dot att dot net> wrote:
> >> Some members of the Empire have created the Universal Character Set,
> >> whose brief it is to represent in interchangeable form all of the
> >> world's writing systems.
> >
> > Then those writing systems just go away? I suppose computer engineers
> > would think that was a Good Thing.
> I'm just dying to know how you got from Point A to Point B here.
> How would creating a computer encoding for a writing system cause the
> writing system to go away?

Someone (you snipped the attribution) said all the world's writing
systems would become represented interchangeably. How would you do that
other than by replacing all the individual writing systems?
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...