Re: Mayan numerals

From: Asmus Freytag <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 16:41:13 -0700

On 8/23/2012 3:58 PM, David Starner wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Michael Everson <> wrote:
>> We must encode Mayan properly.
> We must encode what people are currently using; stuff that no one is
> actually setting in type is of lesser interest. Some script that
> scholars don't entirely understand should not block encoding of
> characters that are in modern productive use. It would be even worse
> to encode these characters with properties that don't support the way
> they're actually used by living people.
Well put.

And I put educational uses as more fundamental than hobbyist activities
in synthetic scripts.

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