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Re: An invented language (or a hoax?)
On Wed, 12 Jan 2000, Jorge Stolfi wrote:
> Plus they have the problem of figuring out the reading order, which we
> fortunately don't have.
Are you sure?
It seems likely that someone would write in the order intended to be read,
and we can deduce the writing direction from the known limitations of pens
and ink... but a transposition cipher is plausible, and could still be
written flowingly if the writer made a draft first and copied it.
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