Re: Multiple Directions (was: Re: Coptic/Greek (Re: Phoenician))

Date: Fri May 14 2004 - 13:25:27 CDT

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    Michael Everson scripsit:
    > You can't play around with Ogham directionality like that. Reversing
    > it makes it read completely differently! The first example reads
    > INGACLU; the second reads ULCAGNI.

    Which is as much to say that R2L Ogham is illegible. But is T2B Ogham
    necessarily illegible, especially if the glyphs were to be reversed?

    "[T]he Unicode Standard does not encode         John Cowan
    idiosyncratic, personal, novel, or private
    use characters, nor does it encode logos
    or graphics."                         

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