Re: Mayan numerals

From: Asmus Freytag <>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 19:57:41 -0700

On 8/23/2012 6:57 PM, Michael Everson wrote:
> On 24 Aug 2012, at 00:45, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:
>> On 08/23/2012 06:27 PM, Michael Everson wrote:
>>> They're already using it without Unicode, so why not let them keep doing what they are doing until we are ready to do a proper job.
>> That's a chicken-and-egg argument. By such reasoning, why encode ANY new scripts? They're all scraping by somehow already, aren't they (and you can be sure they are, if only by font tricks and transliterating.) I don't feel that is an argument worthy of consideration at all.

+1 on Mark's comment.
>>> Tengwar has been in the CSUR since 1993 and people have been using it without
>> Almost a good counter-example. Tengwar has every right to have been encoded long since. Why should Mayan suffer because committees seem to drag their feet on fiction-related scripts?
> That isn't why Tengwar hasn't moved forward so far.

Would it help if Tengwar was used on currency?

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