At 1999-10-21 17:54, G. Adam Stanislav wrote:
>Yes, we can type "ch" using the GLYPHS "c" and "h", but Unicode prides
>itself in being a character encoding, not a glyph encoding.
Yes, but it does not in general use one codepoint per character.
>To us, "ch" is a character. Period.
That's correct. The single Slovak character 'ch' is represented by a
sequence of two codepoints U+0063 U+0068, just as the single French
character 'à' (a grave) is represented by a sequence of two codepoints,
If you need to specify that it's a particularly Slovak 'ch', you can use
Plane 14 language tags.
>In our dictionaries the "ch" follows the "h" and
>precedes the "i". We would never dream of looking for "ch" after "cg" and
Up to you to write a sensible Slovak sorting algorithm. That's not
-- Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA
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