Re: Biblical Hebrew (Was: Major Defect in Combining Classes of Tibetan Vowels)

From: John Hudson (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 13:22:55 EDT

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    At 05:48 AM 6/27/2003, Michael Everson wrote:

    >>The W3C would also hit the roof if Unicode normalization changed radically.
    >I don't think anyone is proposing a *radical* change.

    I have uploaded the relevant draft pages of the SBL Hebrew user manual to


    This appendix provides suggested combining classes for customised
    normalisation routines, compared with Unicode normalisation routines. This
    has been tested by Libronix/Logos with the Michigan-Claremont electronic
    text of the _Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia_.

    There are 17 marks whose combining class value should be corrected, of
    which the vowels and meteg are most important.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC

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