Christopher John Fynn wrote:
> Interestingly early Roman writing was boustrophedon, the directionality
> of the lines alternating L2R then R2L, like a snake. When the lines were
> R2L the letters also faced to the left.
Yes, that brings up a good point. When scripts like Etruscan get into the
UCS, should their letters be given the mirrored property, so than when
they appear in the non-standard direction (LTR, presumably, since
Etruscan was typically RTL) they get reversed?
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