Re: Phoenician

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 13:52:24 CDT

On 06/05/2004 10:49, Michael Everson wrote:

> At 02:46 -0700 2004-05-06, Peter Constable wrote:
>> I think it has been established that those that use square Hebrew
>> characters (apart from Hebrew paleographers) do not find text in PH
>> to be legible as Hebrew. And it seems like the concern you and Debbie
>> expressed for the right fonts is more like this and rather of a
>> different order than what we'd normally consider a typographic
>> preference -- if square Hebrew glyphs show up where you want PH (or
>> vice versa), then it's just plain wrong as far as your purposes are
>> concerned, and would be mis-interpreted as the wrong thing -- that
>> means a failure wrt being legibly distinct.
> That's what I said about setting Yiddish in Phoenician, isn't it?

And what I said about setting Vietnamese in Suetterlin, isn't it?

Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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