Thanks, but if you go back and read my original message, you'll find the
following sentences that continue from the point quoted by Mr. Everson:
> Other than the Phaistos Disk "script," which may not
> be a script at all (it seems odd that there would be a
> script in as heavily studied a location as the Aegean
> with only one example; it probably is a script, but I
> would say that the jury is still out).
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Subject: Re: ConScript registry?
On Wednesday, January 31, 2001, at 06:14 AM, Michael Everson wrote:
> Ar 05:46 -0800 2001-01-31, scríobh P. T. Rourke:
>> I'm curious: what are the historical scripts that have been proposed to
>> Unicode that only exist in a handful of documents (note that I define
>> handful as 20 or less)?
> Proto-Sinaitic, for instance. Possibly some of the badly-known South
> American scripts like Paucartambo. There are some scripts whose names
> getting repeated in the literature but for which it's almost impossible
> get any samples at all.
Well, the best example of this sort of thing is the Phaistos disk
script, which Michael and I have independently proposed. The entire
corpus of known writings in this script was included in the proposal,
and half of the corpus is found on your Unicode CD. Literally "on".
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