RE: Hebrew composition model, with cantillation marks

From: Jony Rosenne (
Date: Mon Nov 03 2003 - 00:55:08 EST

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    I don't see any basis for saying "now generally considered misguided". Some
    people don't like them. Some of the reasons given were based on a


    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Peter Kirk []
    > Sent: Monday, November 03, 2003 1:37 AM
    > To: Jony Rosenne
    > Cc: 'Philippe Verdy'; Unicode
    > Subject: Re: Hebrew composition model, with cantillation marks
    > Currently the only such sequences in Hebrew are sequences of
    > accents and
    > so of significance for collation only at the lowest level; that is a
    > consequence of the allocation, now generally considered misguided, of
    > unique combining classes to the Hebrew vowels.
    > Or are you in fact trying to make an argument that these unique
    > combining classes are appropriate? I can see the beginnings of an
    > argument for the principle of unique classes, but one that
    > makes sense
    > only if those classes are chosen according to the logical and
    > typing order.

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