Re: Coptic II?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Dec 25 2002 - 12:56:01 EST

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    Asmus Freytag scripsit:

    > Disunifying this belatedly in Unicode would introduce non-negligible data
    > conversion problems. This situation is exacerbated by the fact that Latin
    > and Cyrillic Q and W do not look noticably different, if at all, which
    > means that the even the (inadvertant) future use of Latin Q and W cannot be
    > ruled out, perpetuating the incidences of dual encoding.

    In fact the glyph for Kurdish Q often looks like a large q, similarly to
    Cyrillic h; this is an inappropriate glyph for Latin Q.

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