Re: lists of actual character/diacritic combinations

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Feb 28 2000 - 19:14:30 EST

Joan Aliprand wrote:

> Chris Pratley asked:
> >Does anyone have a list of combinations of character combining
> >diacritic(s) that actually occur in use in the world's writing
> >systems? I'm curious as to which are the most common, which are
> >never found, etc.
> For Latin script, take a look at ANSI/NISO Z39.47-1993, Extended
> Latin Alphabet Coded Character Set for Bibliographic Use (ANSEL),
> available from the National Information Standards Organization
> (NISO), contains just such a list,
founded on LoC data supplied by James Agenbroad.


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