[Spellyans] Cornish fonts

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Wed Sep 1 10:19:15 IST 2010

To be fair, Michael, it did raise my eyebrows, and could have been a  
bit kinder.  Recommend a change in your brand of whiskey.


On 1 Gwn 2010, at 09:50, Michael Everson wrote:

> On 1 Sep 2010, at 07:50, Eddie Climo wrote:
>> On 1 Gwn 2010, at 01:24, Michael Everson wrote:
>>> On 1 Sep 2010, at 00:48, A. J. Trim wrote:
>>>> If I make ow "-ing" which do you recommend for "my" for my  
>>>> orthography, and what does KS do?
>>> I don't care what you do in your private orthography.
>> Michael, why the need to be gratuitously offensive to someone who's  
>> 'on-side'?
> Oh, relax, Eddie. I don't think it was "rude". It may have been  
> curt. But I really, truly, deeply do not have any interest in A. J.  
> Trim's private orthography. I have no recommendations.
>> Do you resent other people than yourself tinkering with the  
>> orthography of Cornish?
> That's nonsense.
> KS has been a community effort to provide an academically-accurate,  
> linguistically-sound, traditionally-based orthography for Cornish.  
> In particular it responds to the political mishmash which is the  
> SWF, which, as you doubtless are aware, is being promulgated by MAGA  
> with an emphasis on its Kemmynism and with a marked deprecation of  
> any Traditionalness. It is the SWF which needs attention and reform.
> It would be disingenuous for me to encourage A. J. Trim's "personal  
> orthography" in any way, and I shall not do so.
> Yogh? Be serious.
>>> KS writes the particle "ow" and the possessive adjective "ow".  
>>> Just as traditional Cornish did.
>> I fancy we all knew already what's used both in KS and in  
>> traditional Cornish for these two elementary homonyms.
> I answered A. J. Trim's question.
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com/
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