Bouteflika et les présidents français

A short transcription of the beginnig of a news article from Le Monde, about the (almost former) Algerian president. This time I have been more careful about using the proper brief forms. The question marks indicate the words I wasn’t sure about (re. my other post about the -ien endings, among othe doubts). Anyway I’ll…

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-stion / -ien in French DJS

Hello, I want to write the word gestion (which I pronounce jes-t-ion), which I haven’t found either in my (unfinished) readings. Is there a -tion (pronounced TION not SION) special ending? Also, I’m not sure about the ending -ien as in lien, algérien, entretien. Is it written the same way as “ion” (i-n) ? Thanks!

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French DJS : Rousseau, 9e promenade

Hello, My attempt at transcribing the very first lines of Rousseau’s 9th promenade in les Rêveries du promeneur solitaire. Please let me know where my mistakes are (by DJS rules please) 🙂 I didn’t know how to write “permanente” the DJS way (I put a question mark on top of it). Didn’t know if “man”…

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Signs in various Gregg versions

Hello, I’d like to know if the set of signs (by that I mean the basic alphabet as well as the blended signs) used in Gregg has remained unchanged throughout all versions of Gregg, or if some have been added or removed? Also, about the rules governing sign attachment and outline formation: aside from the…

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The philosophy behind brief forms

Hello, As a beginner, my intention is not to question everything but rather to understand the rationale I have observed so far concerning abbreviations and brief forms in Gregg. My question is: why is it so important to stick to them, and why have a predetermined set for each Gregg iteration? My understanding is that…

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First attempt at French DJS

Hello, Here is my very first text in DJS. It is a letter I am going to send to my mother, who still has some notions of DJS herself and will probably be able to understand this IF I haven’t made too many mistakes. I know some proportions are off, I wonder if the whole…

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Typing shorthand on a computer

Hello, I see that the idea of creating a font or an input program allowing Gregg to be typed has been floating around for many years. I have dug up quite a few threads on this topic here, most of them quite old and dating back to 2005. Have those discussions ever come to fruition?…

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