From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Sep 10 2004 - 22:00:55 CDT
Could you provide some images of the things you're wanting to support,
along with further clarification regarding which are in existing usage
versus which are hypothetical?
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> Subject: Questions about diacritics
> Questions about diacritics
> 1. Combinations with the double (wide) macron
> I found an acute as well as a breve over the double macron, which is
> Latinitics. Simple diacritics stacking might not be allowed in this
> because the double macron got a higher combining class than both of
> other diacritics. It does work well with OpenType, but I fear, it is
> If no, should there be used the CGJ for combining "normal" diacritics
> the double wide ones? The normal behaviour of the CGJ between
> would not make any sense here.
> 2. Another invisible diacritics carrier
> I also found an acute on diphtongs, placed on the boundary of both
> (au, ei, eu, oe, and ui). These graphemes are also used by
> for sure such diacritics placing on diagraphs would be useful in more
> than this particular one. For example IPA tone contour marks, and the
> proposed zigzag above, if applied to diagraphs would be placed best
> way. At least I am going to do so in a grammer.
> Such diacritics placing would also be very welcome by some
> In my opinion there should be a universal solution, which can be
> easily. A nonspacing diacritics carrier would be the best solution.
> there any serious arguments against such a proposal?
> Best regards
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