From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Thu May 27 2004 - 15:42:39 CDT
> From: John Hudson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, May 27, 2004 1:23 PM
> I don't doubt that nodes had 'conceptual validity' in the ancient
community, but what
> was the concept?
That is, indeed, a separate question, and I purposefully did not say
more than "the nodes have conceptual validity".
> Of course the term 'font variant' is anachronistic, but Simon's
> essence of the shift from seeing two styles of the same semtitic
script to seeing two
> different scripts. If nothing else, this should help us understand why
any insistence on
> the identity of these scripts as being either obviously unified or
obviously distinct is
> unlikely to get us anywhere. The identity very much depends on the
That, more than anything else in this discussion, is clear.
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