Peter T. Daniels wrote:

> suzmccarth wrote:
> > Maybe a simpler definition of writing system is needed. What do you
> > think of this? "A writing system is a pairing of a script and a
> > language." Do you know whose expression this is? It sounds like
> > something Joshua Fishman might have said.
> Then you have to define "script."
> But this can't be Michael's definition either.
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> Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...

What would be *your* definition? surely you are qualified enough to
posit a pretty good one, no?