Akkha script (used by Eastern Magar language) in ISO 15924?
Anshuman Pandey via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Tue Jul 23 12:40:54 CDT 2019
> On Jul 23, 2019, at 12:26 AM, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jul 2019 17:42:37 -0700
> Anshuman Pandey via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
>> As I pointed out in L2/11-144, the “Magar Akkha” script is an
>> appropriation of Brahmi, renamed to link it to the primordialist
>> daydreams of an ethno-linguistic community in Nepal. I have never
>> seen actual usage of the script by Magars. If things have changed
>> since 2011, I would very much welcome such information. Otherwise,
>> the so-called “Magar Akkha” is not suitable for encoding. The Brahmi
>> encoding that we have should suffice.
> How would mere usage qualify it as a separate script?
I apologize for using the wrong conjunction. Instead of “otherwise” I should have written “nevertheless”.
All my best,
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