On Tue, 19 Sep 2000, Mark Davis wrote:
> If those can be confirmed, then the SpecialCasing file should be modified to add
> them. Could you verify this in time for the next UTC?
> Cathy Wissink wrote:
> > I believe Azeri also uses the dotless i/dotted i Turkish-style casing.
> > Cathy
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Carl W. Brown [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2000 9:03 AM
> > To: Unicode List
> > Subject: RE: TATAP => TATAR
> > >-----Original Message-----
> > >From: Herman Ranes [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > >Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2000 6:30 AM
> > >To: Unicode List
> > >Cc: email@example.com
> > >Subject: Re: TATAP => TATAR
> > >Several Tatar language links here:
> > >http://members.tripod.com/~anttikoski/eng_tatar.html
> > >In particular, the Tatar-Bashkir latin alphabet is presented in RFE/RL's
> > >site at
> > >http://rferl.org/bd/tb/tatar/TATAR/abs.html
> > >Are all these characters supported in UNICODE?
> > I was unaware that they were moving back to the Latin alphabet.
> > What jumps out at me is that case conversion code like the code that I just
> > submitted for inclusion into ICU is wrong. Turkish is not the only language
> > with dotted and dot less i. I assume that Tatar and Bashkir should follow
> > the same rules as Turkish. Are there other languages?
> > So I guess that I should check for "ba", "tt" & "tr" for special case
> > shifting. I presume that the alphabet is listed in proper sort order?
> > Carl
Tuesday, September 19, 2000
The ALA/LC romanization table for converting Azeri from Arabic script to
roman uses 'I' both with and without a dot. I know this proves nothing
about how Azeri is now supposed to be written in roman script.
Jim Agenbroad ( jage@LOC.gov )
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