Re: Titlecase mappings for GREEK SYMBOLs

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Feb 04 1998 - 12:21:19 EST

Michael Everson wrote:

> I always thought that these were SYMBOLS, not LETTERS, in which case they
> are autonomous and don't participate in casing operations.

Deducing anything about characters from their names
(except case, when the name says SMALL LETTER or CAPITAL LETTER)
is forbidden by ISO 10646.

Unicode maintains a "character properties database" that says these
six are lower-case letters.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (FW 16.5)

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