Re: Biblical Hebrew (U+034F Combining Grapheme Joiner works)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 10:46:23 EDT

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    Philippe Verdy <verdy_p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:

    > The current use of CGJ is for sequences like:
    > <b>+<o, CGJ>+<e>+<u>+<f> and <e>+<f, CGJ>+<f>+<e>+<t>
    > which still encode the French words "boeuf" and "effet", where the
    > author gives a hint to display the sequence "oe" as a single ligated
    > form instead of two separate grapheme clusters, despite this
    > corresponds to the "classic" semantic of such sequence, including for
    > collation/sorting. Its use is then typographic, and enhance the
    > readability.

    No, that's not right. ZWJ can be used as a hint to ligate Latin
    letters, but not CGJ.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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