Re: Characters for Cakchiquel

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Mar 27 2003 - 11:36:13 EST

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    At 10:00 -0600 27/03/2003, wrote:

    >Perhaps, though, it could be argued that this should be encoded as
    >a distinct (non-decomposible) digraph character, comparable to

    Not without seeing evidence of how it's used, Peter.

    >One might represent the tresillo as U+025B LATIN SMALL LETTER OPEN E
    >or its uppercase counterpart U+0190, though that's probably not a
    >good choice as the tresillo is caseless.

    Is it? What does it mean?

    >Perhaps there are historiographers of Mayan linguistics that want to
    >encode historic texts, or perhaps some Mayanists that, on occasion,
    >want to be able to quote from these historic texts.

    As I say, one would like to see critical editions of those texts to
    see what people are doing.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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