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Re: VMs: Folio and Quire numbers
At 00:12 01/04/2004 +0100, Jeff wrote:
What rules to you suppose were used to determine null insertion? If word
ending rules were strict then nulls would need a similar ruleset. Also
which units do you see as null? I only see candidates for a verbose
structure. The placement of characters adheres to too rigid a structure to
allow the scribe any latitude.
I'd say that - given our present dissensus on basic issues, like "what is a
character?" - positing nulls in Voynichese is much like a scaled-down
version of the hoax assertion: "that which cannot be comprehended must be
As a general rule, perhaps we should be a little more confident about
identifying <that which is signal> before venturing into the land of <that
which is noise>?
P.S. Nick I am finding quite a lot of evidence for some if not all of your
theories. I hope this doesn't disappoint too much. :-)
Not at all: I'm quite sure we're considering different kinds of evidence. :-)
Cheers, .....Nick Pelling.....
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