Re: A basic question on encoding Latin characters

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Sep 25 1999 - 06:33:40 EDT

Ar 14:42 -0700 1999-09-24, scríobh John Hudson:

>As far as I know, font designers are _not_ asking for new precomposed
>glyphs to be encoded as characters, although they may occasionally enquire
>why a particular glyph is not encoded, or why it has been unified with some
>codepoint in a completely different range (e.g. Cyrillic letter for Kurdish
>unified with codepoints in the Latin range).

You mean why the _character_ CYRILLIC LETTER KU was unified with the
_character_ LATIN LETTER Q.

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