Re: Brahmi-derived conscripts (was Re: New cyrilic orthography for WT6b)
|From:||Boudewijn Rempt <bsarempt@...>|
|Date:||Monday, January 24, 2000, 18:59|
On Mon, 24 Jan 2000, BP Jonsson wrote:
> >This script was bases on hPhags-pa (I didn't know anything about it at
> >the time I designed it, I merely had one photocopy of a fragment of a
> >text written in the script.
> I did see yhat fragment on your webpage, didn't I? ;-)
Right - since the time I made the script I gained access to a lot
of hPhags-pa texts, but I included that fragment for sentimental
> > Keep in mind that for technological purposes
> >I have turned the script 90 degrees counter-clockwise; it's meant to be
> >written top-down, right-left.
> How do you usually type it? In a right-left editor? I recently made a
> script to turn a sequence of lines written left-right into right-left
> written Pehlevi. It wouldn't be all that hard to fix fake vertical as
Just any left-to-right editor that can handle my Denden font - which
excludes a lot of the current crop of Linux stuff, because those
generally have a bit of trouble with recognizing fonts. If you type it
in a left-right wp, and then turn the page 90 degrees clock-wise,
you get the columns.
Boudewijn Rempt | http://www.valdyas.org