Re: Conflicting principles

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Aug 06 2003 - 17:20:57 EDT

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    At 16:16 -0400 2003-08-06, John Cowan wrote:
    >I would like to ask the old farts^W^Wrespected elders of the UTC
    >which principle they consider more important, abstractly speaking:
    >the principle that combining marks always follow their base characters
    >(a typographical principle), or that text is stored, with a few minor
    >exceptions, in phonetic order (a lexicographical principle).

    Are you thinking of the Tengwar?

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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