Re: Looking for transcription or transliteration standards latin- >arabic

From: Michael Everson (everson@evertype.com)
Date: Sat Jul 03 2004 - 17:38:58 CDT

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    At 14:22 -0700 2004-07-03, Doug Ewell wrote:
    >Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin <antonio at tuvalkin dot web dot pt> wrote:
    >
    >>> Only specialists can make sense of them,
    >>
    >> Pray tell, why so? Is the letter "" an usuperable obstacle for those
    >> who know only the letter "a"?...
    >>
    >> Can't the "remove diacriticals" action be performed in the reader's
    >> brain, instead of in the typesetter's office?
    >
    >But if the reader merely removes the diacriticals,

    He means, I think, that the reader ignores them, not knowing what they mean.

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    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com
    


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