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Re: Names in a non-linear full-2d writing system

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, May 13, 2005, 18:08
Quoting Ray Brown <ray.brown@...>:

> Most certainly, I would not want the Roman script as its conventions for > phoneticizing the script are so diverse. It would indeed be very perverse > to transpose names normally written in a different script into Roman to be > used in an otherwise non-linear semasiographic 2d script. Of course, one > could simply keep the way the name is written in the person's L1 - Chinese > & Arabic names would then 'automatically' create their own logogram :)
I'd contend that many westerners' signatures are logograms already. :) Andreas