Re: Mandombe

From: Doug Ewell <doug_at_ewellic.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Jun 2012 18:52:19 -0600

Philippe Verdy wrote:

> Ewellic in my opinion would qualify for encoding first before Mandombe

mandombe.info claims that 540,000 people have learned Mandombe. I doubt
whether any of us can prove or disprove that.

Ewellic has one user (the inventor), plus two people who have ever
written to the inventor in it, plus one more who has promised to, some
day. That's not a user base. (Having said that, I can and do write
shopping and to-do lists in it, hastily.)

> He would have more success in developping the script simply as an
> artwork, for fun, or because it may be beautiful (by using creative
> and less strict designs for its typography).

Omniglot is full of scripts that look like Mandombe, created by high
school students "one particularly boring day."

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Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA
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