RE: Tamil 0BB3 and 0BD7

From: Kent Karlsson (
Date: Mon Nov 10 2003 - 06:56:08 EST

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    > From: "Kent Karlsson" <>
    > > The Indic "lenght marks" should be seen as encoding mistakes.
    > Could they be documented officially as deprecated in favor of another
    > character, by assigning them a compatibility decomposition
    > mapping (I mean with <compat>XXXX in the UCD)?

    By now you should know perfectly well that they cannot.

    The decompositions cannot be changed. And since these chars
    are part of the decompositions of actually useful characters,
    these "length marks" cannot be deprecated or use-discouraged.

            /kent k

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