Re: encoding polytonic Greek

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Fri Aug 27 1999 - 14:14:11 EDT

> Let suppose that we're encoding the text using the Greek
> Extended block at U+1Fnn in addition to the Greek block at
> U+03nn.

Ah, that's the first mistake.

> Q: Which approach should be considered preferable?

The clearest way to encode polytonic Greek text is to avoid using all the
extended precomposed stuff. Use fully decomposed sequences.

Some people might have a different opinion, of course.


This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Tue Jul 10 2001 - 17:20:51 EDT