Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 11:56:04 CDT
Michael Everson scripsit:
> If you think that a Hebrew Gemara, with its baroque and
> wonderful typographic richness, can be represented in a Phoenician
I don't think that one bit. (Why is it that when I disagree with
someone, that person so frequently wants to accuse me of believing
in absolute rubbish?)
What I think is that it's okay to unify Fraktur into Latin, despite
the lack of Fraktur glyphs for lots of things. Icelandic, still less
Vietnamese, in Fraktur would be a perversity; similarly, pointed
Hebrew (which I point out is a small fraction of all the Hebrew
in the world, most of which is written using the 22CWSA in Square form)
would be a perversity in any font but a Square one.
-- John Cowan email@example.com www.reutershealth.com www.ccil.org/~cowan Big as a house, much bigger than a house, it looked to [Sam], a grey-clad moving hill. Fear and wonder, maybe, enlarged him in the hobbit's eyes, but the Mumak of Harad was indeed a beast of vast bulk, and the like of him does not walk now in Middle-earth; his kin that live still in latter days are but memories of his girth and his majesty. --"Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit"
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