From: Chris Jacobs (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Nov 09 2003 - 16:35:46 EST
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From: "Philippe Verdy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, November 09, 2003 5:54 PM
Subject: Re: Berber/Tifinagh (was: Swahili & Banthu)
> From: "Michael Everson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > 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?
As long as the font is explicitly advertized as a 'font with built-in
transliterator', as long as the people know that what you see is not what is
in the text, this seems to me indeed a good idea.
Would be nice for Klingon too :-)
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