Re: Latin letter GHA or Latin letter IO ?

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Mon Jan 05 2004 - 18:51:21 EST

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    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 (personal) (work)

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