From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 14:08:00 EDT
At 19:28 -0700 2004-04-29, John Hudson wrote:
>With what characters -- Hebrew or Phoenician -- would you expect
>Birnbaum's Palaeo-Hebrew to be encoded?
Phoenician, **just as it says in the proposal**.
>It seems to me that on visual grounds one would use Phoenician, but
>on textual grounds one would use Hebrew. This is quite problematic,
>and I can see why Peter is unhappy about having two equally valid
>ways of encoding the same text *represented by the same glyphs*.
It is no more problematic than having the Pali text of the Dhammapada
written in Devanagari, Latin, Myanmar, Thai, Khmer, or Sinhala
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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