From: Dean Snyder (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 20 2004 - 21:31:39 CDT
Michael Everson wrote at 2:45 AM on Friday, May 21, 2004:
>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.
Where have you looked?
Dean A. Snyder
Assistant Research Scholar
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
Computer Science Department
Whiting School of Engineering
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Johns Hopkins University
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