From: Bob Hallissy (Bob_Hallissy@sil.org)
Date: Sun Dec 05 2004 - 03:03:39 CST
On 05/12/2004 01:36:22 Richard Cook wrote:
>Script complexity is not so easily quantified. Has anyone tried to sort
>scripts by complexity?
Difficut task I would imagine. At least two complications:
You have to sort by script x language. For example, Latin script for
English language is probably considered "simple", whereas Latin script for
some other langage that requires diacritic positioning, etc., would be
You need to specify what level of legibility is targeted. Taking Latin
again, for English: no ligatures or swashes are required for nominal
legibility, but such are desired for fine typography, in which case even
Latin for English is complex.
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