Re: New contribution

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 11:43:10 EDT

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    On 29/04/2004 07:32, Andrew C. West wrote:

    >I was stating a general principle here. I don't know what particular encoding
    >issues may be associated with Phoenician, but few scripts left to be encoded are
    >so simple as to be devoid of any encoding issues. And in general scholars who
    >are experts in a particular script may not fully understand -- or be willing to
    >recognise -- the encoding issues involved. In particular, they may be unwilling
    >to accept Unicode's character-glyph model.
    As far as I know Phoenician is actually a rather simple script. The only
    complication is that it is RTL. I don't know of any attempts to write
    vowels or add other diacritics, and there is no contextual shaping that
    I am aware of.

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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