As far as this discussion is concerned, it does not seem that we need to be
much bothered about the history and background. What we need to focus on is
the word in its current context, so, Indic and Indian languages, with
particular reference to display standards, and therefore the direction of
work needed to ensure that pages can display correctly on as many devices
as follow the standards.

>From recent posts, it seems that Unicode acknowledges two families of
scripts, namely Indic and Brahmic. If this is the correct situation, I see
no confusion in defining the work ahead.

Fool On The Hill
"The cameras were all around. We've got you taped; you're in the play.
Here's your I.D. (Ideal for identifying one and all.)
Invest your life in the memory bank; ours the interest and we thank you."
Jethro Tull: A Passion Play (1973)
On Nov 16, 2012 9:25 AM, "ஆமாச்சு" <> wrote:

> On Friday 16 November 2012 09:13 AM, sankarshan wrote:
>> The Wikipedia seems to use Indic and Brahmic scripts as synonyms of
>> each other. Does your contention hold in that case ?
> well, my opinion is that these have evolved in a complimentary/
> collaborative environment & certainly Tamil couldn't have existed in
> seclusion any-time in the past.
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