From: Michael Everson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Feb 11 2003 - 21:28:18 EST
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 * * http://www.evertype.com
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