RE: Never say never

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 21:28:18 EST

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    At 02:05 +0000 2003-02-12, Andy White wrote:
    >Thank you for the reply.
    >Given this information, I wonder if anyone can tell me why the 'Bengali
    >letter AE' and 'Bengali Letter EA' were never included in the UCS?
    >(I am talking about the letters mentioned in the Unicode Indic FAQ,

    Because these are not different letters of the alphabet. The special
    form of subscript YA plus a vowel sign yields a particular
    pronunciation, but this is a reading rule. No different from the
    English digraph <ch> being pronounced as [t<esh>].

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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