Author Archives: clriley

Encoding the Bassa Vah script of Liberia

The tale of how the Bassa Vah script came to be encoded into the Unicode Standard winds through Syracuse, Germany, Liberia, France, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and points between.  It begins in fact long before the birth of Unicode, as early as

Encoding the Bassa Vah script of Liberia

The tale of how the Bassa Vah script came to be encoded into the Unicode Standard winds through Syracuse, Germany, Liberia, France, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, and points between.  It begins in fact long before the birth of Unicode, as early as

Notes on the Study of Loma

A script was developed in the 1930’s for the Loma language by Widɔ Zoɓo of Boneketa, Liberia.  While it has gone through a few iterations in the decades since the design of the original syllabary, it has not seen much

Notes on the Study of Loma

A script was developed in the 1930’s for the Loma language by Widɔ Zoɓo of Boneketa, Liberia.  While it has gone through a few iterations in the decades since the design of the original syllabary, it has not seen much