Peter_Constable@... wrote:
> On 11/11/2001 05:32:13 PM Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> >Another reason is that I am trying to learn more about scripts and how
> >they work, and I am having a hard time understanding how to apply the
> >definitions of the different script types. It seems that the line
> >between alphabet and abjad, for example, is fairly subtle, and since
> >nobody, to my knowledge, has made an authoritative list of the
> >classifications of various scripts, I am reduced to finding the
> >correct answers by asking people who know.
> If nothing else, I think you should be able to ask someone who has
> proposed or endorsed a system of types for explicit definitions and expect
> to get a clear and explicit answer.

I really don't see anything unclear or inexplicit about "abjads denote
consonants" and "alphabets denote consonants and vowels on an equal
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...