avagraha in Malayalam Manuscript

Allen W Thrasher athr at LOC.GOV
Wed Sep 5 12:09:30 EDT 2007


Harry,

Will do next week.  Remind me if I don't.

Allen

>>> Harry Falk <falk at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE> 09/05/07 5:14 AM >>>

Allen,
thanks, yes, everything of importance is welcome. Just send
a sample and I will report whal else I need.
Greetings from Sri Lanka,
Harry


> Harry,
>
> Would you like a scan of a couple of single sheets I have in my personal
> collection that seem to be of cryptographic scripts?
>
> Allen
>
>>>> Harry Falk <falk at ZEDAT.FU-BERLIN.DE> 09/02/07 5:38 AM >>>
>
>>
>> Speaking of Indoskript, I and some other Mac/Linux folks would very much
>> appreciate if it becomes an online application.  Is there any such
>> plan?
>
> this plan was there from the outset and a version with just the query
> and results pages is in the making. The very flexible map will probably
> be lost on the way as certainly will the OCR feature, i.e. the
> possibility for you to draw the outline of a character you have in a ms.
> and have IndoSript check for cognates.
> Unfortunately, funding has come to a close and the brain behind all this
> programming, Oliver Hellwig, has lots of other projects running.
> I take this opportunity to thank Gudrun Melzer and Michael Hahn for
> material they have sent to be included in the next version of the brahmi
> database, which already now is considerably larger than the first trial
> version. Our invitation to send us interesting material for inclusion is
> a steady one: we need good scans and a transcription if the text is
> little known.
> H. Falk


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