At 21:29 -0400 2003-08-06, John Cowan wrote:
>> Thank you for your rapid reply. It helps to clarify things for me. At the
>> moment, you see, I am experimenting with creating my own character encoding
>> for the tengwar.
>I strongly suggest that you look at
>http://www.evertype.com/standards/csur/tengwar.html , a character encoding
>developed by Michael Everson and me to fit into Unicode, the universal
>character encoding. Even if you are not set up to do Unicode, the
>Tengwar neatly occupy a block of 128 codes, so it could be used as the
>upper half of a 256-byte encoding with ASCII in the lower half.
My current code table is a bit different from the one on that page,
but it is a work in progress. I'm curious to know if anyone has made
an implementation based on that one, however.
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com