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Re: Issues with DA,NA,GA default medial variants

From: Badral S. <badral@bolorsoft.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 18:11:55 +0100
To: public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org
Message-ID: <562D0D5B.3080107@bolorsoft.com>
Here one clarification:
 > If we** change it to correct variant, we*** would implement 
normalisation tool for unicode mongolian data and distribute it freely.
Here first we* is us, here in this list. Second we*** is Bolorsoft. 
Bolorsoft could implement such tool in a week.

Badral

On 25.10.2015 17:47, Badral S. wrote:
> Hi Andrew & Greg,
> I think the impact is slight because:
> 1. Most existing Mongolian data has still own encoding (non-unicode). 
> In Mongolia, mostly used the fonts CM Urga, Ulaanbaatar etc. For 
> instance: http://www.president.mn/mng, 
> http://khumuunbichig.montsame.mn ...
> In inner Mongolia used mostly Menkhsoft's solution. Please comment 
> Menksoft's representatives.
> 2. Most mongolian unicode data created using Mongolian script font, 
> which has 15 years long correct default variants. In inner Mongolia 
> used probably Mongolian Baiti. Mongolian Baiti was/is itself very 
> unstable. For instance, as I know, it has in 2011 "Bichig" as 
> "Bichig+fvs1" encoded. or? It means the existing mongolian unicode 
> data is itself really not stable. If we change it to correct variant, 
> we would implement normalisation tool for unicode mongolian data and 
> distribute it freely.
> 3. I tend to think, the current default forms are not standardized 
> globally. If not, can you redirect me and give me some references?
>
> Badral
>
> On 25.10.2015 13:48, Andrew West wrote:
>> On 25 October 2015 at 03:11, Badral S. <badral@bolorsoft.com> wrote:
>>> 1. Why we should not switch current U+1828 medial and U+1828 medial 
>>> + FSV1?
>>> 2. Why we should not switch current U+1833 medial and U+1833 medial 
>>> + FSV1?
>>> 3. Why we should not switch current U+182D medial and U+182D medial 
>>> + FSV1?
>> Because it would destabilize existing Mongolian data.  In my opinion,
>> we should not switch existing FVS's, even when the alternative would
>> have made more sense for the reasons you mention.
>>
>> Andrew
>>
>
>


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