From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 13:34:46 EST
At 13:32 +0000 2002-11-27, Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin wrote:
>I lived in Chuvashia for 18 months and I can guarantee that the usual
>glyph for U+04AB uses a typical latin-like cedilla -- quite like the
>hook present in U+04C4, U+04C8, U+04A7 and (especially) U+0499
None of those are even remotely cedillic.
> -- and not the ogonek-like hook used (f.i.) by Arial Unicode MS.
Implementations like that will have been based on Unicode 2.0. (Now
let's all chant together "the glyphs are informative".)
>Actually, they use typically rather an U+00E7 (latin c-cedilla), both
>in modern computer set texts (swapping codepages to and fro Latin1)
>and in older media, back to lead typography.
I have seen otherwise, though I have seen cedillas as well.
>(And this reminds me of
>something quite interesting about cyrillic breves -- stay tuned! :-)
They are usually the curly things as on SHORT I.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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