Ancient Greek (symbols versus letters and duplicate letters)

From: Edward C. D. Hopkins (
Date: Thu Apr 10 2003 - 13:02:44 EDT

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    Jim, this explains the history and I'll just have to adapt to the Greek
    codepoints that have been created. Thanks for taking the time to explain.

    Chris Hopkins

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Jim Allan" <>
    > There is a gripe (incorrect) about Unicode's failure to recognize either
    > uppercase or lowercase lunate sigma here:
    > There is an explanation of uses of lunate and non-lunate sigma and doubt
    > whether Unicode should or should not recognize both at
    > Search for "lunate".
    > For the actual proposal request for capital lunate sigma see
    > which gives the original proposal
    > requesting capital lunate sigma.
    > In short, there was enough desire and "need" for both forms that Unicode
    > now provides them.
    > People may use either or both as desired.

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