Re: Tengwar (was : Emoji survey)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Dec 27 2008 - 16:39:33 CST

Please discuss this with me privately, Julian.

On 27 Dec 2008, at 21:45, Julian Bradfield wrote:

> On 2008-12-27, John H. Jenkins <> wrote:
>> Tengwar has not been encoded fundamentally because nobody is working
>> to move the proposal forward (i.e., actively soliciting support from
>> the user community, writing up the documentation necessary for the
>> UTC
>> and WG2, getting updates added to the appropriate agendae for
>> consideration). It has been proposed and is currently still on the
>> list of "scripts to encode." <
> Oh. I suppose there's only one answer to that.
> It's listed as needing expert review. I'm supposed to be an expert,
> and I know all the other experts, and have access to all of the easily
> accessible user community.
> There's a conference in August 2009 (3rd Intl Conf on Tolkien's
> Languages) which would be an obvious place to have a group of
> representative experts/users back a (maybe revised) proposal.
> If Michael's willing, I could take it upon myself to look at the
> proposal again, see if it needs anything added, get the relevant
> experts involved, and get some user input.
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Michael Everson *

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