From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Dec 15 2002 - 21:43:54 EST
David J. Perry <perryd at telocity dot com> wrote:
> My first answer to my correspondent was "just use Roman h." Then I
> got to thinking: are there any situations in Unicode where actual
> letters of the alphabet are unified across scripts? There are lots of
> punctuation marks and symbols that can be used with multiple scripts;
> but I can't think of a situation where an actual letter of the
> alphabet is so used. A program that was sorting text, or trying to
> determine what script a word was written in, would get confused by
> hε̄γεμο̄ν. Would this justify a proposal for "Greek small letter
> epigraphical h"?
One classic case of letters being unified across scripts is Kurdish,
which uses Latin Q and W in an otherwise all-Cyrillic alphabet.
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