Re: Titlecase mappings for GREEK SYMBOLs

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Feb 04 1998 - 12:07:05 EST

Ar 09:13 -0800 1998-02-04, scríobh John Cowan:
>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.

Did I say that I deduced it from their names? I thought they weren't used
by Greeks as letters.

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

Doesn't mean it's gospel.

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