RE: Digraphs as Distinct Logical Units

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Thu Aug 08 2002 - 14:07:58 EDT

On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, James E. Agenbroad wrote:

> I'm not sure where this discussion is going but isn't there a proposal to
> assign a single code to the Arabic invocational phrase which translates
> into English as "In the name of God, the merciful, the compassionate"? I
> will not attempt to count either the number of letters in the Arabic
> original or the number of combining characters.

Ok, I'll count it for you. It's four words, totally 19 letters. You can
write it without a single combining mark, or you can write them all, which
will be about 16 based on where you are.


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