From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 20:45:35 CDT
At 21:28 -0400 2004-05-20, Dean Snyder wrote:
>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.
That proves nothing at all. In fact, I have a number of Phoenician
fonts using Latin clones to represent Phoenician letters. I have yet
to find a single font with Hebrew encoding and Phoenician glyphs. I'm
not "betting" either. I have actual evidence. Hearsay does not
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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