Vedic Accents and Unicode

Dean Anderson eastwestcultural at YAHOO.COM
Wed Mar 22 15:23:56 UTC 2006

I and a few others on this list have been agitating to get Vedic Accents added to the Unicode standard. I received the following email today. 
  I'll post more details when I get them.
  I'd be interested in finding out if any members of this list or others plan on attending.
  Dr. Dean Anderson
  East West Cultural Institute
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From: MJain at <MJain at>
Date: Mar 22, 2006 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: Vedic Accents in Unicode
To: Dean Anderson <eastwestcultural at>, Uma Umamaheswaran <umavs at>

Dear Sirs, 

Government of India is very much concerned with the encoding of the Vedic accents in the Unicode. Dr. Om Vikas has proceeded on deputation to Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (India). 

We are planning to organize a workshop of Vedic/ Sanskrit scholars and all the stake holders to discuss the issues and build consensus wrt to encoding of Vedic accents, in the second week of the April, in Delhi. We hope to evolve some consensus, so that we may proceed further.   

Manoj Jain
Joint Director
Government of India
Ministry of Communications & IT
Department of Information Technology
New Delhi 110003
Phone +91-11-24301240 Fax +91-11-24363076

  "Dean Anderson" <eastwestcultural at> 
    21-03-2006 15:07 

  "Uma Umamaheswaran" <umavs at> 

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