RE: Impossible combinations?

Date: Mon Mar 03 2003 - 05:01:46 EST

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    It is also the case of the Latin transcription of Tibetan proper names,
    because people use the upper case for the first letter of the main syllable,
    but not for the prefix (if any), as for the names of the provinces of gTsang
    and dBus (read: ).


    >-- Messaggio Originale --
    >Subject: Impossible combinations?
    >Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2003 22:41:06 +1030
    >From: Kevin Brown <>
    >To: "Public email list" <>
    >I'm working on a Latin-based font that's got a large number of kerning

    >pairs already defined and I'm trying to pare this list of pairs down to

    >the bare minimum. There seem to be many pairs which are unlikely ever to
    >be used. These pairs all involve a lowercase on the left with an
    >uppercase on the right.
    >My intuition is to delete all such pairs but since I am not a linguist
    >thought I'd better check first. Does anyone know of a Latin-based
    >language in which it is possible to have a lowercase immediately followed
    >by an uppercase in the SAME word?
    >Thanks, Kevin

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