Re: PH: the core issues (was RE: Palaeo-Hebrew, Phoenician, and Unicode (Phoenician Unicode proposal)

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 15:53:59 CDT

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    Peter Constable wrote at 1:21 PM on Wednesday, May 26, 2004:

    >Here it is, at last:
    >Dean Snyder
    >> I think all acknowledge a demonstrated desire by some to
    >> distinguish the two [PH and square Hebrew] in plain text,
    >> but I and others have suggested that that desire should
    >> be weighed against the added complexity for text processing
    >> that a new encoding will introduce.

    I must say I had a big laugh when I read your opening line, and I'm still

    I believe I heard, all the way from Redmond, Washington, your huge sigh
    of relief, or was it your exhale of exhaustion?


    Dean A. Snyder

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    Whiting School of Engineering
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