Re: New contribution

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue May 04 2004 - 06:21:09 CDT

At 20:22 -0700 2004-05-03, Mark Davis wrote:

>all, it *is* unifying as it says "Proto-Sinaitic/Proto-Canaanite,

No, Proto-Sinaitic is out, actually, though it's still in the Summary
Form by accident.

>Punic, Neo-Punic, Phoenician proper, Late Phoenician cursive,
>Phoenician papyrus, Siloam Hebrew, Hebrew seals, Ammonite, Moabite,
>Palaeo-Hebrew", but not unifying these with modern Hebrew (and I'm
>not sure where the cut-off point in the history of Hebrew is).
>Making such choices require explanation.

N2311 did the slicing. Perhaps it needs revision. For my part I am
more interested in the technical content than in the justification.
Whether members of this list will forgive me for that focus is up to

Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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