typing Sanskrit

Dominik Wujastyk ucgadkw at ucl.ac.uk
Thu Aug 22 18:02:21 UTC 1996

On Thu, 22 Aug 1996, Lars Martin Fosse wrote:

> May I, by the way, suggest that all typing of Sanskrit texts should be
> done with compound analysis the way it is done in the TZ-format? Proper
> compound analysis makes the texts far more valuable for electronic
> analysis than entering the texts in the way they appear in a Sanskrit
> book or manuscript. It is definitely "value added" text entry! 

I agree with you 100%.  For the grief that comes from not marking
compounds systematically, see John Smith's comments at his web site about
his editorial work on the Tokunaga Mahabharata. 


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