From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 17 2004 - 15:03:28 CDT
At 15:42 -0400 2004-05-17, email@example.com wrote:
>Michael Everson scripsit:
> > TTB, not T2B, please. [...] BTT, not B2T, please.
>It would be a violation of my traditional cultural standards to use T
>instead of 2 for "to". Furthermore, using 2 prevents me from writing
>TBB and other such horrors.
It irritates nonetheless.
> > Ogham has LTR directionality when horizontal, and BTT directionality
>> when carved on ancient monuments.
>Except that it seems that on occasion parts, at least, of said ancient
>monuments are indeed carved T2B.
When the long inscription is too long it goes over the top and down
the other side, but think of it as a plane in curved space.
> > If you took LTR Ogham in lines and turned the paper so that the L was
>> at the B, you might get your answer.
>An answer, to be sure, but *the* answer?
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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