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Jose Rizal: Father of Tagalog Baybayin

Is it proper to call Dr. Jose Rizal "The Father of Tagalog Baybayin" today? Virgilio S. Almario once said, "Rizal presented a new 20-letter alphabet based on the Baybayin in his piece Sobre la Nueva Ortografia de la Lengua Tagala (On the New Spelling of the Tagalog Language), which was published