> Question: What is the difference between CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT (U+005e) and
> MODIFIER LETTER CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT (U+02c6). What exactly is a MODIFIER LETTER
> anyway and why do we need both these characters in CP1252?
The point about a MODIFIER LETTER is that it's alphabetic.
The CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT (^) is present for backward compatibility:
it's equivalent to a SPACE followed by a COMBINING CIRCUMFLEX ACCENT.
In any case it is a symbol, not a letter.
-- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org e'osai ko sarji la lojban.
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