Re: New contribution

From: D. Starner (
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 07:49:15 EDT

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    > Hobbyists and lay people. Encyclopedia writers? Overall, much of the same
    > crowd who would be immediately well-served by encoding the "Gardiner" set
    > of Egyptian hieroglyphics.

    I consider myself as one of the people who would be well-served by the
    encoding of Egyptian hieroglyphics. But Dover has a book on writing
    heiroglyphics, a book on Egyptian and a two volume dictionary, all currently
    in print. They've also turned up in a book on the masons, and I've seen
    a dorm floor paint their walls with them.

    As for Phoencian, the only place I've ever seen it is in charts of alphabets,
    often as not sitting next to a comparison of Fraktur to Roman script. It
    could be a font variant of Latin for all those charts matter. I
    don't think there's any active popular usage like that for runic or

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