From: Petr Tomasek (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Aug 11 2007 - 14:05:15 CDT
On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 10:44:30AM -0700, John Hudson wrote:
> Peter Constable wrote:
> >As John Hudson had volunteered to provide type for those proposals and
> >*is* a regular correspondant here, he's probably in the best position to
> >comment on what progress has been happening in the background, if any.
> I've not heard from Elaine recently, so I don't know if any further work
> has been done on these proposals or, indeed, what remains to be done. As I
> understand from the proposals themselves, there are further manuscripts
> that should be reviewed in order to confirm the character set, and the
> proposed names and character properties need to be reviewed, and the
> complex Babylonian marks need to be identified in some systematic way that
> will enable them to be given names.
Well, I didn't thoughroughtly studied the proposals yet, but actually
they don't mention the works of Revell (for the palestinian punctuation)
and of Yeivin (for the babylonian one) who already did detailed analysis
of the marks.
> I did provide Alaine with a font with which to illustrate the proposals.
> John Hudson
 E.J. Revell, Biblical texts with Palestinian pointing and their accents, Missoula:
Scholars Press, 1977.
 Israel Yeivin, masoret ha-lashon ha-ivrit ha-mishtakefet benikud bavli, Jerusalem 1985.
(ישראל ייבין. מסורת הלשון העברית המשתקפת בניקוד הבבלי, ירושלים: האקדמיה ללשון העברית, תשמ"ה.)
[in modern hebrew)
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