Re: unicode Digest V4 #3

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Mon Jan 05 2004 - 13:33:23 EST

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    At 19:23 +0100 2004-01-05, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >From: "Michael Everson" <>
    >> At 16:27 +0100 2004-01-05, Philippe Verdy wrote:
    >> >Why not then use the Latin ton six for all texts in that period, and
    >> >glyph variants to show the I with right hook glyph used in early Latin
    >> >Azeri?
    >> Because that wouldn't be right.
    >Even if it's encoded with a variant selector after the latin tone six?

    Yes, even if such odious pseudo-coding were employed.

    >As this is an historic variant of the letter which was then changed to Latin
    >soft-sign during the first Latin period, I think it would allow "unifying"
    >Azeri texts coded in Latin in 1923-1933 and in 1933-1939.

    It is NOT a variant of the soft sign. It is a variant of the letter i.

    >Was there other uses of this i with lower-right hook in other languages or
    >regions ?


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