Re: f + halant + i = ?

Date: Tue Dec 21 1999 - 07:50:13 EST

>> Could the Devanagari halant be used with Latin script,
       runes, etc.? This > is just a quick idea. Feel free to shoot
       it down.

>Two problems: virama has its own default glyph, and there
       seems to be no reason to use DEVANAGARI VIRAMA rather than one
       of the dozen or so other viramas.

       This begs a question I once wondered about: why weren't the
       various viramas unified? No matter now, though, whatever the
       answer is: it's too late to go back and change things.


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