From: James Kass (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Mar 05 2005 - 23:09:26 CST
(UList) Doug wrote,
> > Unicode isn't about fonts or displaying text. It's about electronically
> > storing text in a unique fashion which can be retrieved, transmitted, and
> > exchanged.
> Well incidentally, I wish I *could* use Unicode itself to store, retrieve,
> transmit, and exchange an archaic-Greek-script-variant inscription, in a
> unique way which both indicated its relation to, and variation from the
> standard Greek script.
Here's an article by Deborah Anderson which should be of interest:
Deborah Anderson, â€śPreliminary Guidelines to Using
Unicode for Greek,â€ť C. Blackwell, R. Scaife, edd.,
Classics@â€‚volumeâ€‚2: C. DuĂ© & M. Ebbott, executive
editors, The Center for Hellenic Studies of Harvard
University, edition of April 3, 2004.
Article is on-line at:
> > (Of course, the ability to display such text can be useful, too.)
> I just stick my finger in the hard drive and feel the electrons. *No* messy
> and inconvenient glyphs required : )
Binary Braille? It has an almost alliterative allure...
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