170650Re: Plan B variations
- Mar 2, 2010MorphemeAddict wrote:
> Although in that information it mentions that 32 or 64 symbols are possible,What I meant is that having 32 or 64 separate, individual
> but hard to map to the 26 letters of the alphabet,
symbols is difficult using the Roman alphabet. 32 could be
managed, of course, using a mix of upper and lower case
symbols, but many find such a mix unpleasing. But 64 single
discrete symbols is not really possible with a 26 letter
alphabet, even if we double this by using all the upper &
lower case symbols.
> it's actually really easyTo be honest, I didn't really understand why he hadn't
> to map them. Take the 16 consonants that Jeff Prothero suggested (bcdf ghjk
> lmnp stvz, only because they're easy)
simply used the conventional hex symbols, especially in view
of the odd way in which he actually uses the symbols, i.e.
as vowel or consonant, depending upon position in the bit
> and combine them with 4 or eight vowelsThere are, indeed, many ways one can map the 16 quartets to
> (a e i o u aw ay oy are my normal choice). These 128 syllables are easy to
sounds. I've merely suggested some possibilities :)
Nid rhy hen neb i ddysgu.
There's none too old to learn.
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