From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 05 2004 - 18:51:21 EST
On 05/01/2004 14:49, Michael Everson wrote:
> At 14:37 -0800 2004-01-05, Peter Kirk wrote:
>> As you will see, I have requested precisely this clarification for
>> U+0184/0185, to clarify that this letter is used in pan-Turkic
>> alphabets as well as in Zhuang. I am also asking for a change in the
>> reference glyph for U+0185, because in both Zhuang and pan-Turkic
>> this should be much shorter, and distinguished from "b" primarily by
>> its size.
> In Pan-Turkic, though, it looks just like CYRILLIC SOFT SIGN in all
> the sources I have seen. For lots of languages.
Precisely. I meant that the glyph must be clearly distinct from U+0062,
and so should be identical to U+0446. The Pan-Turkic glyph was probably
really identical to the soft sign because printers would have used the
same type wherever possible.
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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