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Re: VMs: Babelfish translation [plus question for Dana]

14/11/2003 12:39:27 PM, Rene Zandbergen <r_zandbergen@xxxxxxxxx> 

>--- Larry Roux <LRoux@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I disagree.  ch is probably 2 glyphs.  They are
>> written as 2 distinct characters and there are
>> examples of ah co and others.

>I know that you're not alone to hold that opinion,
>but you're certainly part of a minority.

I do not see that it matters at all, one glyph or two.
English "oo" is one glyph in "zoo" and two in 

One can even easily imagine a cipher encoding not
letters, but their constituting strokes, e.g.

q -> "cat paw"  (or just "cp" if you prefer)

d -> "cat tail" (ct)

o -> "cat dog"  (cd)

b -> "tail dog" (td)

p -> "paw dog"  (pd)

i -> "stump dot" (sd -- it's all right: there aren't any stump-dogs!)

n -> "stump awning" (sa)

m -> "stump awning awning" (saa)

h -> "tail awning" (ta)

u -> "hook stump" (hs)

Decipher this now: saasdsasdsaahssaa

I leave you to apply a polyalphabetic cipher on it
and see.

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