tlhIngan-Hol Archive: Tue Jun 23 16:50:07 2009
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Re: Klingon orthography
Michael Everson (email@example.com)
On 23 Jun 2009, at 22:47, David Trimboli wrote:
> (I still yearn for better support for text figures on the Web.)
What, oldstyle numerals?
> They're not some pointless, arbitrary form that someone came up with
> one day.
No, they're not. And I remember reading TKD in 1985, noticing that
Okrand had used S and D just to try to impress on naïve English
speakers that the sounds weren't [s] and [d]. Useful at the time, but
I am not sure those conventions are good for the long term.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/