From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Feb 09 2004 - 17:29:35 EST
On 09/02/2004 14:25, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
>>Was any decision made at the UTC meeting concerning Public Review Issue
>>#27? I ask because I am waiting to encode a text which needs to use ZWJ
>>and ZWNJ within combining character sequences (and for which there is
>>already publicly available font support!), but I don't want to do
>>anything which is not acceptable Unicode.
>Yes, that issue was decided.
>The UTC decided to allow ZWJ/ZWNJ to occur in combining character
>The UTC decided *not* to change the General Category of
>ZWJ/ZWNJ, so their General Category will stay Cf, and not
>shift to Mn.
>The upshot of that is that the formal definition of
>"combining character sequence" will need to be modified slightly
>to account for the possible occurrence of ZWJ/ZWNJ in one.
>Several other modifications will be made to data files to
>makes things consistent for Unicode 4.0.1.
>The Public Review Issues page will be updated soon with all the
>resolutions of these issues from the UTC meeting last week.
Thank you. So I can do what I was wanting to do (Hebrew meteg combining
sequences) with a clear conscience!
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com (personal) firstname.lastname@example.org (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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