Samaritan shin symbol (Was: Aramaic unification and information retrieval)

From: John Hudson (
Date: Thu Jan 15 2004 - 15:19:40 EST

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    At 10:10 PM 1/14/2004, Peter Constable wrote:

    > > 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.

    Do you know if the directionality issue was considered at that time. I sent
    Michael a number of scans of the Samaritan shin in use as a symbol in BHS
    apparatus critici, including in use in direct proximity with LTR letters,
    numbers and other symbols.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC

    What was venerated as style was nothing more than
    an imperfection or flaw that revealed the guilty hand.
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