Re: U+xxxx, U-xxxxxx, and the basics

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Mon Mar 06 2000 - 09:55:24 EST

       John Cowan wrote:
>Also, we are now allowed to talk about things like LATIN
>CAPITAL LETTER Q WITH CIRCUMFLEX as an abstract character
>that Unicode doesn't encode (but that can be represented
>as Q + combining circumflex).

       I don't think that's right. If you look at definition D6 (p.
       41, section 3.3, Unicode 3.0):

       "A Unicode abstract character is generally encoded by a single
       Unicode code value; the only exception involves surrogate

       LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q WITH CIRCUMFLEX is a text element, but
       not a Unicode abstract character.


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