Is Unicode welcome yet on the list?

Patrick Olivelle jpo at UTS.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Thu Jan 24 13:56:52 UTC 2002

The diacritics did not appear on my MAC Eurodora 5 e-mail.

>Dear List,
>since all the major operating systems and email clients have come to
>support Unicode by now (even though it might require some
>configuration), I was wondering whether its use for sending email
>messages with proper diacritics (instead of Harvard-Kyoto
>"transliteration") might be welcome on this list, or in other words,
>how many of the participants do not yet use software supporting it.
>As a test, here's the half-"sloka of my last post in proper Unicode
>    na¯sty udyamasamo bandhu? kurva¯?o na¯vasi¯dati
>I realise that this is a touchy subject, and that some out there even
>still continue to write "ae oe ue" for the German umlauts etc., so
>please be gentle...
>Kind regards,
>Stefan Baums
>Stefan Baums
>Københavns Universitet

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