RE: Response to Everson Phoenician and why June 7?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun May 23 2004 - 06:47:09 CDT

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    At 06:02 +0200 2004-05-23, Jony Rosenne wrote:

    >Since there are 22 letters with similar meanings and similar names, there is
    >not much difference between transliteration and encoding in practice.

    Except legibility.

    >I don't think the history of writing systems is going to help us here. There
    >is no disagreement about the facts, just about their interpretation.

    Historical principles have influenced, and will influence, what gets
    encoded. That's part of the universality of the Universal Character

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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