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Re: Cipher vs Language

26/02/02 15:48:37, Rene Zandbergen <r_zandbergen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> (6) no obvious numbering system

>There are many possible explanations. Numbers
>may have been written out as words. Numbers may
>use alphabetical characters. Some languages 
>(scripts) don't even have special characters for

Numbers are not obvious at all in Chinese either,
especially when they are written with the complex
characters meant to prevent fraud.

No-one has ever been able to identify numbers on
the Easter Island tablets. Perhaps they are not
there, perhaps they are not obvious.