From: Jony Rosenne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 19 2004 - 23:59:55 CDT
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of John Hudson
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> To: Michael Everson
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> Subject: Re: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?
> In discussions of whether to encode individual
> characters/glyphs -- and now, it seems,
> scripts/styles --, much seems to be made of whether there is
> a requirement to make a
> distinction in plain-text, while the question of whether
> there is a requirement to use
> plain-text in the first place gets asked less often.*
> *Except by Jony, who is always encouraging us to use markup
> to make distinctions.
I don't recall saying anything like this in this Phoenician discussion.
I only say so when I believe it's true and relevant to Hebrew. It's all very
nice to desire different shapes for different usages of the same character,
but one must also think about the multitude who do not care or know or
desire the distinction.
> John Hudson
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