From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Aug 27 2003 - 14:20:46 EDT
At 05:37 AM 8/27/2003, Raymond Mercier wrote:
>I know this is common in the TLG, but as you say, they assume it is just
>omicron (an assumption repeated in a message just received from them).
>But, I am trying to get across that that is wrong: it represents neither
>papyri nor Byzantine MSS.
>So is there not a good reason to treat this as a distinct character, to be
>assigned to a Unicode codepoint ?
Raymond, based on what you have said, I would agree. A variety of visual
representations, clearly distinct from the omicron as formed in the same
documents, suggests a separate character. Would you be able to write up a
proposal to encode such a character, or at least an informational document
including illustrations of different forms of the Greek zero, preferably in
proximity to differently formed omicrons? Nothing is going to happen unless
the UTC receive such a document, and you sound like the best person to
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