From: David Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 14 2005 - 16:39:39 CDT
On 6/14/05, Gregg Reynolds <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Peter Constable wrote:
> > Think about it: why does someone want to colour part of a ligature
> > differently than the remainder of the ligature? Probably because they
> > are discussing something to do with the letterform itself. There's just
> > as much likelihood, I think, of someone talking about the cross-bar of a
> > t, etc.
> Now why would you take your own inability to imagine something as
> evidence that there is nothing to be imagined? Tsk. To anybody who
> knows Arabic the usefulness of such coloring is quite obvious; M.
> Kural's response is correct. I've seen elementary school texts that use
> such coloring.
The point is, they do so in talking about the letterform itself. I'm
sure there are elementary school texts that color the cross-bar of the
t or the dot of the i, too.
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