From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Sat May 14 2005 - 19:00:24 CDT
At 14:02 -0700 2005-05-14, John Hudson wrote:
>[In another forum I would raise objections to your pantheistic
>characterisation of mysticism, but this is hardly the place for such
>discussions, nor are they relevant.]
[I'm a Buddhist, John. I don't see mysticism (proper) as being tied
>There is the matter of texts that deal with mystical traditions to
>consider, and if there is a mystic significance, in a given
>tradition, between glyph variants of the same character
If there is, you will find minimal pairs or other relevant evidence
that will inform the disunification. I have many books about the
"secret meaning" of individual letters. Arabic letters. Runes. Ogham.
Hebrew letters. Latin letters. In general, letter variants don't
figure in these meanings.
>as Alexander is suggesting is the case for Glagolitsa, then in the
>context of such texts the preservation of specific glyph identity is
Possibly, if such texts exist. Such disunifications ought to be
harder than Cyrillic KU and WE.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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