From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Nov 09 2003 - 12:40:51 EST
At 17:54 +0100 2003-11-09, Philippe Verdy wrote:
>From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
>> When we encode Tifinagh we will encode Tifinagh. We will not
>> meta-encode it for ease of transliteration to other scripts.
>Yes that was the intent of my suggestion, I don't say that this must
>be done. But what would be wrong if a font was created for the
>Tifinagh script that would display Latin-based glyphs with
>diacritics rather than historic glyphs?
I think you should go back and learn about the characater/glyph model
if you think this is a good idea.
>Could it help to allow exchanges between use of the historic script
>in Morocco, and those that criticize Morocco and now want to support
>their language with Latin-based glyphs?
If you want to write Tifinagh in Latin, you should write it in Latin.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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