What is everyone waiting for?
For someone like me who does a lot of multilingual work online, full Unicode implementation looks like the Holy Grail of character sets. Yet I can’t find anyone who’s really using it. I keep seeing “Yeah, man, it’s gonna be really great once it’s working.” What’s taking so long?
Unicode will allow all characters from languages around the world to be displayed with a single unified system of coding. So far it’s frustrating trying to exchange text in other languages beyond plain ASCII because different systems interpret the codes as different characters. Unicode is supposed to be the same for everyone. What has to be done before everyone can use it?