From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 07 2003 - 16:35:14 EDT
At 12:55 -0700 2003-08-07, Peter Kirk wrote:
>Is it a principle of Unicode that a new script should not be encoded
>because it is one to one correspondence with an existing one, even
>though there is no graphical relationship?
No, and we have done so before. Cf. the Brahmic scripts, Coptic, Nuskhuri.
>Well, that is certainly in conflict with Michael's comments about
>Aramaic, Samaritan etc.
No, it isn't. Samaritan isn't used as a cipher of Hebrew. It's used
as Samaritan. Rosicrucian and a host of other scripts which are
"just" cyphers for Latin.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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