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Re: The great Michael Everson (was: Reformed Latin-script writing...)

From:Daniel A. Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Saturday, May 6, 2000, 5:51
From: "LIJESH KRISHNAN" <lijesh@...>

> Konkani, one of the official languages of India, spoken in the state
of Goa,
> and by ethnic Konkani Brahmins everywhere, has no script. People
usually use
> Devanagri or the language of the state where they live. I've even
> someone say that Latin is used. Don't know much more about it.
Konkani is a Dravidian language, right? Why not use a Grantha script like Malayalam? And we got ENOUGH languages written in Latin script already. (the thought of writing Abkhaz or Kung in Latin script really scares me, and I thought Vietnamese was troublesome enough...) Danny