RE: Hebrew Vav Holam

From: Jony Rosenne (
Date: Thu Jul 31 2003 - 03:46:31 EDT

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    For the benefit of archiving and searching, may I suggest that we all use
    the Unicode names of the characters we are discussing.

    I.e.: Vav, rather than waw, Holam, rather than holem or kholam.


    > -----Original Message-----
    > From:
    > [] On Behalf Of Rick McGowan
    > Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2003 2:25 AM
    > To:
    > Subject: Re: Hebrew Vav Holam
    > If I might stick my nose in here where I'm not too familiar... This
    > discussion reminds me of "Left Holam" or "Holam Left", a
    > phrase which has
    > percolated up to my conscious brain this afternoon... So I
    > thought I'd look
    > that up in the Unicode mail archives...
    > There was a discussion of this issue in May and June of 1999.
    > See for
    > example this note (choosing a not quite random one from the
    > batch), from
    > Arno Schmitt:

    I would suggest that the people involved here also look at the archives
    and read the entire previous thread(s) from 1999. Or maybe you already


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