il Sat, 10 Jul 2004 07:39:10 +0900, zuzu <sean.zuzu / gmail.com> ha
scritto::

>so the problem isn't unicode, but supporting *all* encodings?
>i respect matz's opinion on the backlog of code in other encodings... 
>but the purpose of unicode (iirc) is "one encoding to rule them all".
>
>i would switch to unicode and tell everyone else to deal.

you porobably need to read a larger piece of the thread. 
As matz pointed out, a japanese person could send a mail to a korean
geek and have to use the same codepoint (is this the correct name?) to
mean different things in the different languages.