From: E. Keown (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 15:54:52 CDT
I include below the response of
Prof. Stephen A. Kaufman, one of the world's most
famous Aramaists, to the Everson Phoenician proposal:
Dr. Stephen A. Kaufman wrote (on the ANE list
> Anyone who thinks there has to be a separate
> encoding for Phoenician either does not understand
> Unicode or (and probably "and") does not understand
> what a glyph is. There are already encodings
> suitable for all varieties of Northwest Semitic
> scripts. One can legitimately argue, as some have,
> that there are still some problems with the Hebrew
> and Syriac encodings, but not that we need anything
> more for the other NW Semitic languages other than
>some nice FONTS!
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