Re: Palaeo-Hebrew, Phoenician, and Unicode (Phoenician Unicode proposal)

Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 12:48:17 CDT

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    Peter Constable scripsit:

    > So if I understand correctly, the only fonts that we know of so far that
    > have PH glyphs encoded in the 0590..05FF block were developed by someone
    > who thinks PH should be encoded as a distinct script from square Hebrew.

    Principle is one thing, expediency another. Encoding PH as Hebrew provides
    the correct bidi behavior without further ado.

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