Re: Greek tonos and oxia

From: John Cowan (
Date: Wed Jun 30 2004 - 13:54:25 CDT

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    Michael Everson scripsit:
    > At 14:11 -0400 2004-06-30, John Cowan wrote:
    > >But the X WITH ACUTE characters there are exactly equivalent to the
    > >X WITH TONOS characters in the main Greek block, and the ones in the
    > >main Greek block are in fact preferred.
    > How can you tell they are preferred, John?

    Because normalization changes the latter to the former, as a result of the
    one-way nature of (singleton) compatibility equivalence.

    John Cowan
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