--- In qalam@yahoogroups.com, "i18n@..." <i18n@...> wrote:

> So it is far from clear to me that there are not forces operating in
> both directions. Are you saying that there is absolutely no connection
> between the nature of *any* spoken languages *ever* and the
evolution of
> writing systems for them?
> If so, that would seem to be a pretty broad claim of the type that is
> disproved by a single counter-example.

I'm not sure what you're looking for. Are you looking for something
deeper than spelling pronunciations?

Changes in speech usually have an effect on a writing system, but I
don't think anyone would deny that claim.