Re: [elfscript] Tehtarin mode for Sindarin
- View SourceBP Jonsson wrote:
>Certainly. The connection with the Cirth seems a plausible one, although
> Måns Björkman wrote:
> >No, but it's possible they would refrain from making an ómatehta-mode for
> >Sindarin. According to "From Quendi and Eldar, Appendix D" (Vinyar Tengwar
> >#39), someone -- and the context strongly suggests the Noldor -- thought
> >"the diacritic method of indicating vowels was inconvenient" for Sindarin
> >(p. 8).
> I would expect the people of that opinion, whoever they were, to be
> accustomed to writing Sindarin with Cirth, and hence to full writing of
> vowels. In any case the debate whether an ómatehta mode be suitable for
> Sindarin or not is likely to have been going on mainly among
> Lambengolmor. [...]
I get the feeling there was some stronger motivation behind this feeling
of "inconvenience". But I never meant that people in general would
refrain from using an ómatehta-mode for Sindarin, just that the some (I
still hold the Noldor to be the prime suspects) would refrain from
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