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83Re: [elfscript] Quick Question

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  • erilaz@earthlink.net
    Oct 26, 2000
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      Stephen Ross wrote:

      >Are there
      >spaces between words?

      There can be, but they're not required. There aren't any on the _LotR_
      title page or in the Ring-inscription, but there are on the Moria Gate and
      in the texts in _The Road Goes Ever On_.

      >And what about other punctuation? Dan's excellent
      >font includes a lot of characters that are labelled various things, question
      >mark, exclamation point, etc, but are those "authentic" or surmised?

      They're legit. See especially the tengwar texts in _The Road Goes Ever On_
      and _Sauron Defeated_ for examples.

      Arden R. Smith erilaz@...

      "Do you know Languages? What's the French for fiddle-de-dee?"
      "Fiddle-de-dee's not English," Alice replied gravely.
      "Who ever said it was?" said the Red Queen.

      --Lewis Carroll,
      _Through the Looking-glass_
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