RE: Unicode editing (RE: Unicode complaints)

Date: Mon Mar 19 2001 - 09:11:22 EST

On 03/19/2001 08:00:18 AM Marco Cimarosti wrote:

>I wrote:

>> I think you need another condition:
>> 3. a word-forming Arabic (or other connective script)
>> character has just been typed.
>Why don't I connect my brain before starting typing!?
>Condition 1 is more than enough to prevent any possible unwanted effect,
>for limiting the effort to Arabic context only.

I realised afterward that I had this extra condition in mind implicitly,
and that I should have stated it implicitly. Without the extra condition,
the ZWJ will be output in some contexts where it has no effect. Everything
still works, though a purist might want to do the extra test.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
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