Re: Punctuation symbols for partial cuneiform characters

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Wed Sep 03 2003 - 16:22:08 EDT

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    On 03/09/2003 11:32, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

    >Well, since Michael is engaged in an all-guns-blazing campaign
    >on the public list, I guess I need to weigh in, too.
    > ...
    >Corner brackets have been discussed on this and other lists
    >on numbers of occasions before. The text in TUS 4.0 was added
    >to guide people to the characters most likely to be appropriate
    >for general corner bracket usage, since there are so many
    >other possible choices already in the standard. (Note the newly
    >added confusables: 23A1/23A4 and 23BE/23CB, as well as the
    >old standbys: 231C/231F, 250C/2510, and 300C/300D.)
    And then there's the even newer 2E00.

    >Michael may well succeed in a campaign to convince the UTC and
    >WG2 to encode yet *another* set of corner-shaped characters
    >as his preferred corner brackets to recommend to medievalists
    >(or others). But his claim that there won't be any disunification
    >cost is wrong, IMO.
    Thanks for bringing a balance to this discussion.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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