From: C J Fynn (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 27 2004 - 21:43:12 EST
I expect 'ct' was never in an 8 bit coded character set standard and so didn't
have to be included for compatibility and round-trip-mapping between the
Unicode and such a standard. The other ligatures you mention are in one or
another standard or code page.
"Kevin Brown" wrote
> This has possibly been canvassed before, but I was wondering why there is
> no character LATIN SMALL LIGATURE CT in Alphabetic Presentation Forms (or
> The Alphabetic Presentation Forms range contains most of the other latin
> ligatures such as st, ff, fi, fl etc. I would have thought that the ct
> ligature was no more or less common than any of these.
> Adobe Pro fonts (eg Minion, Caslon, Garamond etc) include the ct ligature
> in the PUA.
> What is the history of the non-inclusion of the ct ligature in the
> Unicode Standard?
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