Re: New contribution

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Tue May 04 2004 - 17:03:38 CDT

Michael Everson wrote at 8:19 AM on Monday, May 3, 2004:

>Phoenician script, on the other hand, is so
>different that its use renders a ritual scroll

I'm just guessing that the same thing would be true for modern cursive

Regardless, since when is the ritual uncleanness of fonts a trigger for
encoding? Just do a "Select All" and change the font!

>Either way, pointed and cantillated text
>displayed in a Phoenician font is a JOKE at best.
>And not a very good one.

The same could be said for accented archaic Greek - do you want to encode
archaic Greek separately?


Dean A. Snyder

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