Re: Example of the importance of scholarly encoding

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Sun Apr 17 2005 - 18:36:25 CST

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    Michael Everson a écrit :

    > Decoded at last: the 'classical holy grail' that may rewrite the
    > history of the world
    > Scientists begin to unlock the secrets of papyrus scraps bearing
    > long-lost words by the literary giants of Greece and Rome
    > See also today's In the News article at
    > Sophocles, Euripides, Archilochus, and other literary giants of
    > antiquity, and possibly lost Christian gospels, are being recovered
    > from classical Greek and Roman texts at the Oxyrhynchus
    > ( archaeological site in
    > Egypt using infrared technology.

    Had seen that. Fascinating.

    > Let no one say that Unicode should stop short of encoding all of the
    > world's writing systems. Our work is long from finished.

    What is the relationship ? Any new Greek or Latin letter found in these
    texts ?

    P. A.

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