Re: Berber/Tifinagh (was: Swahili & Banthu)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 20:22:00 EST

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    At 02:04 +0100 2003-11-11, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >From: "Kenneth Whistler" <>
    >> Rather than encode a half dozen different
    >> "scripts" for this, one for each local orthographic tradition, the
    >> entire script was carefully "unified" to enable representation of
    >> any of the local varieties accurately with the overall script
    >> encoding. I suspect that a similar approach will be required to
    >> finish the encoding of Tifinagh.
    >At least! That's what I wanted to hear: that the script will be
    >encoded on a glyphic approach, with no intented association
    >with the actual phoneme they represent.

    We have not decided what we will do with Tifinagh.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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