Re: b-greek index: April 17, 1999

From: George Blaisdell (
Date: Mon Apr 19 1999 - 12:48:38 EDT

>From: "Carl W. Conrad"

>David A Bielby I wrote:

>>I would like to suggest a concerted effort be made to
>>get a Greek Font for the B-Greek List that everyone can use.

>We ought to have something usable by
>everyone without exception.
>(b) There's a sobering thought about this, however:
>use of such a font as
>SPIonic would require learning what amounts to
>a new keyboard for typing
>the Greek with breathing marks and accents

>What this means, I think, is that any transition to some new way of

>Greek text is going to involve no less hardship and learning problems

>our present schemes of transliteration. I shall be very happy to be
>corrected if that is not really the case.

For my money, I would settle for simply a ms uncial font, say
Sainiticus, that would avoid the vast majority of the problems you


George Blaisdell
Roslyn, WA

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