Re: Sequences of combining characters

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Sep 28 2002 - 15:14:02 EDT

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    Michael Everson scripsit:

    > I don't see why you wouldn't just let the accent positioning=20
    > properties sort this out. In general if you are stacking accents the=20
    > higher ones appear above and centred over the lower ones.
    > Do they not?

    I would expect later accents to be above earlier ones and centered
    over the base character. This would not produce the right result
    with t, double whatsit, dot above, s; the dot above would be centered
    over the t.

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    thick 'sed' and 'awk' heavy duty data bashing script.  One of the geologists
    came by, looked over my shoulder and said 'Oh, that happens to me too.
    Try hanging up and phoning in again.'"  --Beverly Erlebacher

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