RE: Interesting Timing

From: Ernest Cline (
Date: Sun May 30 2004 - 10:04:32 CDT

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    > [Original Message]
    > From: Dean Snyder <>
    > To: Unicode List <>
    > Date: 5/30/2004 1:29:06 AM
    > Subject: Interesting Timing
    > I just saw the following posting on the Ancient Near Eastern email list.
    > Interesting in light of the Phoenician and Archaic Greek discussions
    here, no?
    > Notice the striking non-use of the term "Phoenician" in the conference
    > title, using "West Semitic" instead.
    > Maybe we should wait to see what comes out of this conference. I wish I
    > could attend.

    Notice also, the title of the planned topic for 10:30 am on 2 July
    "Phoenician / Hebrew / Philistine"

    Using the same level of reasoning as was just used, one could argue
    that the current proposal is deficient because it doesn't also encode
    a Philistine block to go with the proposed Phoenician block. I've been
    ignoring this discussion because it has reached the level of absurdity.
    Indeed, only the change in subject line caused me to not delete the post
    I responded to unread. Trying to make points from titles is definitely

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