Re: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 20:28:29 CDT

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    Michael Everson wrote at 11:24 PM on Thursday, May 20, 2004:

    >At 14:59 -0700 2004-05-20, Patrick Andries wrote:
    >>You may mean that the Unicode book does not document how Phoenician
    >>(or Paleo-Hebrew) may be encoded. This is not to say that no one is
    >>using Unicode to encode Paleo-Hebrew texts.
    >The several Phoenician fonts which I have are *all* Latin clones.

    So are most of the Hebrew fonts that people have. And I'll bet they use
    the same code points for the same letters - change the font, and you have
    the same characters displayed in Jewish Hebrew or Phoenician.


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