From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 12:29:45 CDT
> From: Peter Kirk [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> >>NO : it means they must behave the same way and that in this case
> >>as Phoenician and Old Hebrew are linguistically sometimes
> >>and Old Hebrew is even written written in Phoenician that this is
> >The fact that old Turkish is written in Arabic while recent Turkish
> >written in Latin has nothing whatsoever to do with whether Arabic and
> >Latin should be encoded with the same or different characters.
> This is a false analogy...
The only analogy is that to say that "Old Hebrew [language] is written
in [whatever]" implies nothing about the identity of scripts. If you
want a better analogy, Old Tamil was written in Grantha, but that is
neither here nor there in deciding whether Grantha should be encoded
using the same characters as Tamil.
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