From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 13:42:55 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
>> Hebrew has the same 22 characters, with the same character properties.
> And a baroque set of additional marks and signs, none of which apply to
> any of the Phoenician letterforms, EVER, in the history of typography,
> reading, and literature.
And a baroque set of additional marks and signs, none of which apply any of the STAM
I'm not arguing against the 'Phoenician' proposal: I just don't find many of these
arguments very convincing. The fact that one style of lettering sometimes has combining
marks applied and another doesn't does not seem a compelling reason not to unify them.
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