RE: Phoenician

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Fri May 07 2004 - 10:03:27 CDT

> Having said that, I do not recall anyone, still promoting this
> having addressed some of the more serious specific objections I, and
> others, have raised. For example, even in this email response of
> you did not address the one specific issue I raised concerning
> encodings in Dead Sea Biblical scrolls. This would be a real issue in
> VERY ACTIVE field of research; and as such it should not just be
> over, or even ignored, in the decision-making process.

The Unicode Consortium cannot tell people -- whether individuals or
communities of users -- how to encode that data. All it can do is
include characters in an encoding standard, giving people options for
how to encode that data. I'm sure eventually there will be someone
somewhere who will encode it using Hangul characters, but that's their

Peter Constable

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