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Re: made-to-order alphabets

From:Adam Parrish <myth@...>
Date:Tuesday, September 28, 1999, 0:52
        Quick question on ordering schemes for alphabets: is it
necessary to have one? For some reason it strikes me that the Talin (the
writing system for Doraya) doesn't really have any particular "order,"
and that the thought of sequencing them would seem odd to the speakers
of Doraya.  Is it a required thing for alphabetic systems to have a
perceived "order"?  Does something similar happen in other writing
systems (e.g., syllabaries)?

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