Re: Why Fraktur is irrelevant (was RE: Fraktur Legibility (was Re:Response to Everson Phoenician)

Date: Wed May 26 2004 - 16:50:31 CDT

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    Peter Kirk scripsit:

    > So I have an honest question. Can anyone, please, remind me of any
    > technical arguments other than legibility for the separate encoding of
    > Phoenician?

    The same as the general argument for separating any two scripts: the desire
    to create plain-text documents which contain combinations of them. We
    do not identify Greek with Coptic any more because Michael was able to find
    mixed-script documents that the UTC agreed would deserve plain text

    John Cowan
    Heckler: "Go on, Al, tell 'em all you know.  It won't take long."
    Al Smith: "I'll tell 'em all we *both* know.  It won't take any longer."

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