Re: New contribution

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Tue May 04 2004 - 17:03:16 CDT

Michael Everson wrote at 9:26 AM on Monday, May 3, 2004:

>If you people, after all of this discussion, can think that it is
>possible to print a newspaper article in Hebrew language or Yiddish
>in Phoenician letters, then all I can say is that understanding of
>the fundamentals of script identity is at an all-time low. I'm really

Is it possible to print a newspaper article using archaic Greek letters
and it still be legible to a modern Greek reader? If not, are you going
to propose encoding archaic Greek separately? [As a reference, one could,
for example, take a glance at the alphabetic chart you provide in figure
1 of your proposal.)


Dean A. Snyder

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