From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 07:13:03 EST
At 22:10 -0800 2004-01-14, Peter Constable 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.
We did notice, when we started working on Samaritan. Nobody thought
about the directionality issue at the time. D'oh!
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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