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This letter combines two separate topics related to Hausa orthography online. 1. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) has been online for several years at the OHCHR site in an ASCII-only rendering, and one that also does not indicate the ejective & implosive consonants with apostrophes. See http://www.unhchr.ch/udhr/lang/gej.htm . A few years ago a colleague made corrections in the transcription à la Nigerienne which I posted at http://www.bisharat.net/Demos/UDoHR_HAU.htm There is now a project that is demonstrating use of Unicode in many languages through the UDHR. At my suggestion the project organizer, Eric Muller, has posted that and a Nigerian version (differs in use of ‘y instead of the hooked-y) on the following pages: http://udhrinunicode.org/d/udhr_hau_NE.html http://udhrinunicode.org/d/udhr_hau_NG.html Would anyone like to proof these copies, not only for orthographic correctness but for other possible errors or less than optimal translations? The project homepage is http://udhrinunicode.org/ 2. Noting the use of ASCII-only transcriptions of Hausa on various international radio sites (BBC, VOA, Deutsche Welle, Radio China), I wonder if the time is right to suggest their adoption of Unicode? (It is used for some non-Western scripts by at least BBC – a big thing was made a few years ago about a font for Urdu on their site, as memory serves). Don Osborn -- Found something interesting about the U.S. on the Net? (e-mail message, website, or other resource?) Send it to H-USA! The rest of us would like to see it.