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

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Sat May 29 2004 - 10:52:07 CDT

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    Kenneth Whistler wrote at 5:41 PM on Friday, May 28, 2004:

    >the question of
    >what is a script distinction, what it comes down to in
    >the Unicode Standard is that a script distinction is a
    >distinct encoding of a script, neither more nor less.

    Then you cannot, as many have, use the argument that you want to encode
    Phoenician because it is a different script - that is circular reasoning
    - it's a different script because it will be if encoded.


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