From: John Hudson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon May 03 2004 - 13:37:29 CDT
Michael Everson wrote:
> This is no different from Welsh:
> A B C CH D DD E F FF G NG....
> All of those are considered "letters" in the Welsh alphabet. They are
> all "significant". But that doesn't mean that "ch" and "dd" get encoded
> as single entities. They write "c" + "h" and "d" + "d".
> In Yoruba, you treat "gb" as a letter. That is fine. But you encode it
> with "g" + "b".
Isn't there something in the FAQ about this? We've been through the discussion of digraph
(and trigraph and tetragraph) encoding several times, and generally confusion stems from
not understanding that higher level protocols are expected to handle rendering and things
like sorting and spellchecking.
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