Re: Latin digraph characters (was: Re: Klingon silliness)

From: Rick McGowan (
Date: Tue Feb 27 2001 - 12:58:13 EST

It has always been my impression that the dz and other digraphs were
included ONLY because they existed in standards that were used as source
material by the Unicode designers. Such digraphs would not have been
encoded otherwise.


> Adam mentions the Latin digraphs encoded for DZ at U+01F1/2/3 and for DZ
> with
> caron at U+01C4/5/6. These characters, along with LJ at U+01C7/8/9 and NJ
> at
> U+01CA/B/C, were ostensibly added so that Cyrillic (Serbian) text
> converted
> to the Latin (Croatian) script could be converted 1-to-1. (DZ and DZ-caron
> are also used in Slovak, as Adam points out.)

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