From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 12:19:58 EDT
At 08:41 -0700 2004-04-29, Peter Constable wrote:
> > >That expectation is of course not acceptable to scholars.
>> Scholars do what they want.
>And who, exactly, would use the new characters besides scholars?
Students of various alphabet and writing systems, and authors of
educational and historical materials. Read the document, please. Look
at the bibliography. The Phoenician script has been recognized and
published about as a separate unique entity in those contexts for a
very, very long time indeed. That is a different user community from
students of ancient Semitic languages, and it is a real user
I have to work on N'Ko now.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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