About the stenographic writing system

From: Philippe Verdy (verdy_p@wanadoo.fr)
Date: Sat Jun 07 2003 - 17:12:52 EDT

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    For some references, look at this page (which displays a table of symbols):
    It describes the Prévost-Delaunay Method (from the official web site of National French Archives)

    An example of text is on:
    You'll note how this script is remarkably compact, as it transcript phonetic syllables with signs that are easy to draw rapidly by hand.

    In US, the stenotype is more commonly used (notably within courts), but it's a simplified Latin transcription on a mechanical system.

    -- Philippe.

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