Re: Small Latin Letter m with Macron

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Thu Jan 16 2003 - 10:36:49 EST

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    On Wednesday, January 15, 2003, at 01:35 PM, Kenneth Whistler wrote:

    > Handwritten forms and arbitrary manuscript abbreviations
    > should not be encoded as characters. The text should just
    > be represented as "m" + "m". Then, if you wish to *render*
    > such text in a font which mimics this style of handwriting
    > and uses such abbreviations, then you would need the font
    > to ligate "mm" sequences into a *glyph* showing an "m" with
    > an overbar.

    Remembering, of course, to use ZWNJ to mark places where this ligature
    may not be used.

    John H. Jenkins

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