Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> 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,
> U+0061 U+0300.
> 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
>> before "ci".
I think that the fact that "ch" has it's own section in Slovak dictionaries
"h" and "i" *is* pretty strong evidence that "ch" is a character in the
Since 'à' (a grave) does not have a whole seperate section in French
two cases do not seem similar.
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