Re: Fwd: Re: (SC2WG2.609) New contribution N2705

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Feb 18 2004 - 16:20:19 EST

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    At 13:07 -0800 2004-02-18, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

    >And I pointed out that subscript-a is used as a transcription
    >for furtive patah in Hebrew. So there are sure to be more
    >such instances for a, e, and o, in particular.

    I know.

    >It's the subscript-x and subscript-/ that I am objecting to.

    Why you should object to the subscript letter is beyond me. And it
    seems to me that you are objecting more to some possible subscript
    tilde than to the attested subscript solidus, which is used in our
    examples along with subscript parentheses.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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