From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 08:59:29 EDT
Andrew C. West scripsit:
> For example, the excellent description of the Tocharian script
> (surely the worst made-up name for a dead script ever) at
> http://titus.fkidg1.uni-frankfurt.de/didact/idg/toch/tochbr.htm could
> be the basis of a proposal for this important Brahmic script. There is
> a considerable body of Tocharian material, and it would be much easier
> to encode this material using a dedicated Tocharian block than using
> a generic Brahmic encoding model.
I don't understand. Are you proposing this be implemented as a full
syllabary, Cherokee/Ethiopic style, rather than using the usual
apparatus of consonants, independent vowels, and vowel marks (which in
this case ligate fully with the consonants)?
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