RE: Precomposed Tibetan

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Dec 17 2002 - 17:37:37 EST

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    At 13:25 -0800 2002-12-17, Carl W. Brown wrote:

    >Since you key in syllables as consonant+vowel combinations

    Inputting is unrelated to the encoding, and it is conceivable that a
    non-alphabetic input method could exist for Ethiopic.

    >you can keep the encoding under 256 characters

    There is nothing magic about this number.

    >like most other languages with syllabic glyphs

    What? Canadian Syllabics takes 40 columns and Yi takes 73.

    >and keep the processing consistent with other languages.

    I don't know what you are talking about. What processing?

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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