Re: PH technical issues (was RE: Why Fraktur is irrelevant

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Fri May 28 2004 - 04:56:57 CDT

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    D. Starner wrote:

    >>Is nobody willing to give
    >>acknowledgement to the problems presented?
    >Scholars often need to seperate text by the particular
    >script the text was written in, often down to the
    >very scribe. That's done by storing it some sort
    >of tagged format, and having your search system
    >let you select based on the script--trivial in most
    >database systems. Phoencian and Hebrew are just a bit
    >broader than most distinctions.

    If this is "trivial" for scholarly users then using a tailoring to
    achieve interleaved collation and / or folding wouldn't be difficult for
    them either.

     - Chris

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