Re: Measuring a writing system "economy"/"accuracy"

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Wed Jun 29 2005 - 08:58:07 CDT

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    David Starner <prosfilaes at gmail dot com> wrote:

    > Encoding a language in such a way that underspecifies
    > the sounds can be efficient in many ways; English uses fewer letters
    > than a phonetic scheme would need,

    Or more: "through."

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California

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