From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 15:40:01 EDT
> > > >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.
Don't such people count as scholars?
> 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
Ah, so when you said "Scholars do what they want" I should have
interpreted it as "Certain scholars do what they want."
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