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VMs: Re: Note from Jeff to GC
Let Jeff know that I look forward to his return as well. Collaboration -
the concept of pooling one's intelligent resources, can only happen when we
all speak the same "language" and are all on the same track. The various
transcription alphabets themselves present barriers to conceptual
collaboration, but I'm trying to find a way of working around that. Plant
drawings are works of art, but that's not the primary concern. What's
important is what constitutes an individual glyph, and without that
agreement there can be no collaboration.
We need to move forward on this, and with the new images we are no longer
tied down by poor representation. Even now there will be more naysayers
than doers, but this is important and must be done. All variants must be
properly recorded - there's a shorthand "language" here that must be
----- Original Message -----
From: "Robert Teague" <rteague@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "VMs List" <vms-list@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 09, 2004 6:59 PM
Subject: VMs: Note from Jeff to GC
> I've been asked to forward this.
> Re: VMs: Re: Nepalese manuscripts.
> Hey GC good to see you back. I'm still lurking offlist and looking at the
> bits. Not doing a lot on the VMS as I had a death in the family recently.
> Everyone should listen to what Glen is saying. I have seen things in the
VMS that would
> tend to back up the direction he is going in. I don't know when I'll
properly join the
> list again, but seems like it was an unfortunate time to leave. I'll be
back at some point
> being just as much a pain in the **** as usual. Until then make sure you
> if you don't know what that means look it up in the dictionary.
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