Re: Public Review Issue: UAX #24 Proposed Update

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Sep 09 2004 - 06:29:20 CDT

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    Jony Rosenne scripsit:

    > The UTC refused to add Yiddish to the name, unlike the other Yiddish
    > specialties, and I am not aware of any other possibility.

    Why should it? Incorporating a language name into a character name,
    as in ABKHASIAN CHE and KHAKASSIAN CHE, is done because those languages
    have a letter named CHE distinct from the more usual, cross-linguistic
    Cyrillic CHE. There is no such contrast in this case: we do not speak of

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