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

Date: Fri Jun 27 2003 - 13:41:39 EDT

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    Philippe Verdy wrote on 06/27/2003 04:46:56 AM:

    > > Could this finally be the missing "killer ap" for the CGJ?
    > It will be perfect to allow an application like XML to encode Hebrew
    > text using Unicode 4.0 rules (and before).

    It is not perfect. CGJ is supposed to be significant (and kept in the
    text) for a variety of processes, such as searching and sorting. To use
    this for Biblical Hebrew, though, it should be ignored in such processes.
    It's another hack.

    - Peter

    Peter Constable

    Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
    7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
    Tel: +1 972 708 7485

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