Re: Ciphers (Was: Berber/Tifinagh)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 07:50:37 EST

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    At 04:04 -0800 2003-11-10, Peter Kirk wrote:

    >Languages formerly written in Cyrillic are now being written in
    >Latin script with a one to one mapping. Proposals are in preparation
    >for extra Hebrew characters used by particular communities for
    >western languages which are more commonly written in Latin script.
    >But if these usages of the Latin and Hebrew alphabets are mere
    >ciphers, should they be supported by Unicode?

    Not if they are "mere ciphers".

    >And then what about the use by Freemasons of the Samaritan script?

    Irrelevant. The Samaritan script is roadmapped already because of its real use.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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