RE: Proposal to add Bengali Khanda Ta

Date: Tue Dec 03 2002 - 16:48:20 EST

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    On 12/02/2002 10:23:54 AM "Andy White" wrote:

    >> > Marco wrote
    >> My counter-proposal is:
    >> 09A4 + 034F + 09CD [= Khanda Ta]
    >> (TA + CGJ + VIRAMA)

    >I thought about your proposal and checked up on the semantics of CGJ. The
    >Standard states,
    > "In particular, inserting a combining grapheme joiner between two
    >characters has no effect on their ligation or cursive joining behaviour"
    >Would that mean that CGJ should not change the shape of Ta Virama?
    >Any way I have a new counter, counter proposal. See my nest message.

    I don't think it would be a good idea to use CGJ for some new Indic shaping
    control; that kind of thing is only likely to get us into trouble down the

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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