Re: FW: Inappropriate Proposals FAQ

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Thu Jul 04 2002 - 14:39:23 EDT

Otto Stolz <Otto dot Stolz at uni dash konstanz dot de> wrote:

>> I noticed in particular that the characters are non-contiguous
>> within themselves.
> This is not enough to decide what constitutes a character. E. g. the
> cyrillic character "?" is non-contiguous; in the Latin script, when
> "f" and "l" are ligated, they still constitute two characters.

For that matter, the dot over lowercase "i" and "j" make those glyphs
non-contiguous as well.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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