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Re: Klingon orthography (was: Okrand at qep'a')

Mark J. Reed (markjreed@gmail.com) [KLI Member]



That matches the Unicode proposal and the keyboard mappings.  maj.  So
the description at the linked site has it backwards.

On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 3:51 PM, <MorphemeAddict@wmconnect.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 7/7/2009 10:31:24 Eastern Daylight Time,
> markjreed@gmail.com writes:
>
>> Based on the Unicode proposal, and the keyboard mappings I've run
>> across, that's exactly backwards. ÂThe comma is the downward-pointing
>> triangle, and the full stop is the upward-pointing triangle...
>>
>> Which use matches the Skybox cards?
>>
>
>
> Skybox uses pointing up for sentence finals (periods, question marks,
> exclamation marks) and pointing down for other (commas, semicolons).
>
> I think of it like this: the pointing-up triangle has its base firmly on
> the ground and can't topple over; it's stable and firm on its own. ÂThe
> pointing-down triangle can fall over, so it's unstable and must be supported on
> both sides.
>
> lay'tel SIvten
>
>
>
>



-- 
Mark J. Reed <markjreed@gmail.com>






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