Re: Danda disunification (was Re: New Public Review Issue posted)

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 20:30:54 CST

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    At 04:32 PM 12/23/2004, James Kass wrote:

    >Public Review Issue # 59 concerning danda and double danda
    >doesn't mention the Limbu script specifically.
    >The double danda, at least, is used in the Limbu script.
    >See the exhibit on page 12 of N2410.PDF. It's also listed
    >in the Limbu punctuation shown on page 16.

    Some notes:

    The Limbu double danda shows little visual differentiation
    from the Devanagari double danda - it seems shorter, but
    it's difficult to separate font-related from script related
    effects here.

    If the text sample is typical, it would seem that it is used
    quite frequently in ordinary text in Limbu, while dandas in
    other scripts were claimed to be used only in special


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