Re: New contribution

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Thu May 06 2004 - 21:24:25 CDT

E. Keown wrote:

>What Semitists do varies -- within a Ph.D. class,
>where they are teaching students to recognize many
>older variant glyphs, they may give many handouts with
>sets of glyphs...
>Within publications, which are not for specialists in
>early Canaanite, they do usually use square
>Hebrew.........but as the availability of good and
>cheap fonts increases, this current publication
>practice might change some.....but that is a different
>question from encoding practices---Elaine
But it does seem to indicate that there is some desire among at least
*some* of them to use Phoenician-looking characters instead of Square
Hebrew-looking ones. That does seem to argue in favor of disunification.


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