Re: interleaved ordering (was RE: Phoenician)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon May 10 2004 - 07:54:36 CDT

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    At 11:45 +0200 2004-05-10, Kent Karlsson wrote:
    > >
    >> We do actually mix scripts. Hiragana and Katakana are interleaved.
    >> Mark
    >And it might make sense to interleave (say) Thai and Lao in the
    >default ordering.

    No, it wouldn't.

    >Or to interleave, in the default ordering, the Indic scripts covered by ISCII.

    No, it wouldn't!

    >Any pecularities could be handled in tailorings.

    Such interleaving is the peculiarity. It renders an ordered text
    illegible to interleave Kannada, Sinhala, and Gujarati. Japanese is
    different; the users all use both scripts all the time.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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