Re: not font designers?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun Nov 07 2004 - 19:18:11 CST

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    At 17:10 -0800 2004-11-07, Doug Ewell wrote:

    >But didn't someone already point out that with OpenType tables, it would
    >be relatively easy to map "alternate" Phoenician glyphs to the existing
    >Hebrew code points?

    That would presume that Phoenician and Hebrew are the same script,
    Doug, which they are NOT.

    >This seems to indicate that simply being a "font designer" in 2004 would
    >not be enough to favor separate encoding of Phoenician. There would
    >have to be other reasons...

    And, indeed, there are. It's that pesky "node" thing, that transcends
    language and identifies scripts.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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