From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Nov 07 2004 - 19:18:11 CST
At 17:10 -0800 2004-11-07, Doug Ewell wrote:
>But didn't someone already point out that with OpenType tables, it would
>be relatively easy to map "alternate" Phoenician glyphs to the existing
>Hebrew code points?
That would presume that Phoenician and Hebrew are the same script,
Doug, which they are NOT.
>This seems to indicate that simply being a "font designer" in 2004 would
>not be enough to favor separate encoding of Phoenician. There would
>have to be other reasons...
And, indeed, there are. It's that pesky "node" thing, that transcends
language and identifies scripts.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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