Response to a Proposal to Encode Phoenician in Unicode

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Wed Jun 09 2004 - 06:55:28 CDT

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    I have submitted to the Unicode Technical Committee and Working Group 2
    of the ISO 10646 my response not in support of Michael Everson's proposal
    to encode Phoenician in Unicode.

    You can download the Acrobat PDF file from:


    Feel free to comment. (There have been approximately 1500 emails on the
    Unicode and Hebrew email lists over the last few months on this topic -
    it has been very controversial.)


    Dean A. Snyder

    Assistant Research Scholar
    Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
    Computer Science Department
    Whiting School of Engineering
    218C New Engineering Building
    3400 North Charles Street
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218

    office: 410 516-6850
    cell: 717 817-4897

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