RE: Aramaic unification and information retrieval

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 01:10:58 EST

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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: []
    > Behalf Of Michael Everson
    > Sent: Tuesday, December 23, 2003 2:56 PM

    > At 14:39 -0800 2003-12-23, John Hudson wrote:
    > >Now, that said, I am very keen to have the Samaritan shin encoded,
    > >because this is used as a mark in the apparatus critici of the BHS
    > >and possibly other Bible editions (in BHS it used in citations of
    > >Pentateuchi textus Hebraeo-Samaritanus secundum). I'd be perfectly
    > >happy to see it encoded as a Letterlike Symbol, since it is being
    > >used as a symbol and not as a Samaritan letter.
    > Perhaps it must be in any case, due to directionality issues.

    Apparently nobody noticed that I submitted a proposal for this thing
    last year, the response to which was that it should be left until all of
    Samaritan is encoded.

    Peter Constable

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