From: Dean Snyder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 11:13:19 CDT
Michael Everson wrote at 2:13 PM on Friday, May 14, 2004:
>At 08:05 -0400 2004-05-14, Dean Snyder wrote:
>> >> Why make something we do all the time more difficult and non-standard,
>> >> when what we do now works very well?
>What you do now is transliterate Phoenician text into Hebrew or Latin.
Phoenician to Hebrew is not a transliteration; I don't use Latin.
>> >Nobody plans to take away your rights and ability to continue
>> >doing what you now do, if it works very well for you. Please,
>>>sir, continue doing what you are doing with your current data. :-)
>>It's incredible to me that you and others keep repeating this
>>mantra, ignoring the fact (repeated for the nth time) that we will
>>all be forced, in our separate research projects, to deal with
>>MULTIPLE, COMPETING encodings.
>You already do that, since Hebrew and Latin are "competing" encodings.
I don't use, or advocate the use of, Latin.
Dean A. Snyder
Assistant Research Scholar
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
Computer Science Department
Whiting School of Engineering
218C New Engineering Building
3400 North Charles Street
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218
office: 410 516-6850
cell: 717 817-4897
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