From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 14 2004 - 13:17:14 CDT
On 14/09/2004 18:28, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> So I do think that the LateX2e "compound word mark" should map to
> <ZWNJ,INVISIBLE LETTER> rather than just ZWNJ...
> The "(-)burg" abbreviation as "(-)b˘g" (with a non-spacing but
> non-combining breve) should then be encoded with the invisible letter,
> in combination with ZWNJ to make it non-spacing.)
I hope that anyone who is reviewing the INVISIBLE LETTER proposal is
aware that this kind of usage with ZWNJ (in fact I think you probably
mean ZWJ) is not at all part of the proposal, but is nothing more than a
speculative extenstion of it dreamed up by Philippe. And it is one which
has many potential problems.
For the abbreviation of -burg, would U+035D COMBINING DOUBLE BREVE be
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