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Re: Transcribing Ebisedian (was Re: Introducing Paul Burgess etc.)

From:Isaac A. Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Saturday, March 15, 2003, 20:52
Ktabbe Hanuman Czhang:

> >> Oh, no! I find your ASCII transliteration very consistent and nice > >> looking! I've got used to see it in your mails, thus it was quite a > >> shock to see smth entirely different in the tutorial :-) > > > >Well, it may be consistent, but I don't find it nice-looking at all! :-) > > Maybe Yitzik's Russian (and Jewish) background makes him predisposed to > an acceptance of orthographic _ostraneniye_.
Yea, brother, I've seen lotsa raaather weird orthographies in the languages of the ex-USSR when almost all of them turned to using Cyrillics...
> Yitzik, you familiar at all with the Russian Futurist and Constructivist > art movements? Lotsa interesting typographic ideas and even some orthographic > reform ideas...
Eh, not quite... The 20th century art doen't inspire me much... I'd better live in mid 1800s... Yitzik