Re: New contribution

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 12:48:35 CDT wrote at 12:44 PM on Monday, May 3, 2004:

>Please take a look at the attached screen shot taken from:
>If anyone can look at the text in the screen shot and honestly
>say that they do not believe that it should be possible to
>encode it as plain text, then the solution is obvious:
>We'll disagree.

Why, because you want to be able to retain in a plain text encoding the
larger font size in the heading "The First Syllable 'Yah'"? ;-)

This whole document requires rich text.

If I substituted modern cursive Hebrew letter forms for the Palaeo-Hebrew
(to contrast them with the classical square Hebrew), would you want to
encode those too?


Dean A. Snyder

Assistant Research Scholar
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
Computer Science Department
Whiting School of Engineering
218C New Engineering Building
3400 North Charles Street
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218

office: 410 516-6850
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