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Re: Kjaginic: 8 points of articulation

From:Herman Miller <hmiller@...>
Date:Sunday, September 28, 2008, 20:04
Jörg Rhiemeier wrote:
> Hallo! > > On Sat, 27 Sep 2008 00:20:39 -0400, Herman Miller wrote: > >> > > Nice, but like so many featural scripts, it suffers from the > problem that the letters look all very similar to each other, > I think. It is often easy to confuse letters (as with, for > instance, Tengwar), but that may only be a problem for people > not familiar with the script. For those not familiar with > them, scripts such as Arabic or Mxedruli also have many > letters which look "too much alike" (despite not being > featural). On the plus side, your script opens up new > possibilities for ambigrams, with the mirror image of each > letter being another letter. > > ... brought to you by the Weeping Elf
They do look very similar when they're all lined up like that. I think they're easier to read in the context of an actual text. Here's some Tirelat text in the most recent version of Kjaginic script. It still needs some work, but it's starting to look more readable.