Re: writing system
- On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 06:24:27 -0600, Thomas R. Wier <trwier@...> wrote:
> IMHO, the most beautiful script is Tengwar; second thereto being onlyWhile _I_ on the other hand find tengwar pretty, but not nearly as
> Georgian mkhedruli. I don't know where Tolkien got his inspiration, but
> there are eery resemblances in shape and sometimes in value to mkhedruli:
> Sindarin <s> is almost identical to mkhedruli _sani_, and the whole feel
> of the alphabet is similar.
beautiful as the many forms of Arabic, or grass script Chinese. I also
tend to prefer Indic style scripts as well (evidenced by my Kuraw)
- On Sat, Aug 7, 2010 at 8:50 PM, MorphemeAddict <lytlesw@...> wrote:
> My daughter just asked me about a photo that was taken many years. It showsWhile not based on binary, I saw someone write Braille, but with
> a large (truck-sized) rock with writing painted on it. In white there is a
> set of linear squiggles and dots and below that is a tesseract.
> The rock is in Fort Irwin, California, where I participated in too many
> field exercises during my army years. The figure above the tesseract is my
> given name (Steven), written vertically in binary with the adjacent
> dots-for-ones connected.
> S 19 10011
> T 20 10100
> E 5 00101
> V 22 10110
> E 5 00101
> N 14 01110
> Has anyone else done something like this?
adjacent dots connected (so "g" looked like a square, "x" like a
vertically-widened equals sign, etc.). And I occasionally hand-write
Braille like that, too, since it's easier than writing individual dots
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>