RE: Folding algorithm and canonical equivalence

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sun Jul 18 2004 - 06:51:17 CDT

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    At 13:00 +0300 2004-07-18, Jony Rosenne wrote:

    > > Jony is arguing to extend AccentFolding to Hebrew (fold to
    >> unpointed). His
    >> suggestion is to fold *all* combining marks used with Hebrew
    >> in that case.
    >> I want to double check that he really means all combining
    >> marks in the
    > > Hebrew block, or just some of them.
    >I did mean all. All points and cantillation marks in Hebrew are optional.

    In the Hebrew language, perhaps. But in other languages, like
    Yiddish, which use the Hebrew script, at least some points are NOT
    optional, and "dropping" them causes textual corruption and loss of

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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