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Re: DSS in Hebrew, not in Rashi Script

Dear Rochelle and other interested participants,
Although what I said about the different scripts yesterday was 
essentially correct (I hope), I do seem to have misrepresented 
Naveh. According to his PhD student Daniel Weinstub (had a chance to 
discuss the issue with him yesterday after my posting), Naveh uses the term 
"Hebrew" to designate what I called paleo-Hebrew.  The later script which 
is now called Hebrew Naveh would call Jewish or something like that.  I 
will look into the nomenclature again so as not to be guilty of confusing 

On Tue, 22 Oct 1996, Rochelle Altman wrote:

> Avigdor...
> Thank you for your re-summation of the "Hebrew" scripts.
> It is good to remind people now and then of the Aramaic 
> origins of the square script.  (Incidentally, "official" 
> scripts are usually square... )
> I was answering NPL's question about the confusion resulting
> from copyrighted *computer* font-names (why this one's called 
> "Rashi" and that one's called something else) and Naveh's 
> differentiation between "Hebrew" and "Jewish" scripts came
> into mind... 
> Sorry for any additional confusion,
> Rochelle
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