Re: Word dividers, was: proposals I wrote (and also, didn't write)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Dec 08 2004 - 03:18:01 CST

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    At 22:36 -0500 2004-12-07, John Cowan wrote quoted Peter Kirk:

    > > But there is already in the pipeline a PHOENICIAN WORD SEPARATOR
    >[...] The glyphs for
    > > all of these seem indistinguishable, and so are the functions. The only
    > > difference seems to be the scripts they are associated with, but
    > > punctuation marks are supposed to be not tied to individual scripts.

    Read the proposal. It is not always a dot.

    John said:

    >We already have gobs of dots. It's one of those things: on the
    >other hand, Unicode unifies all the Indic dandas, for example.

    Not for long, one hopes. And other Brahmic dandas are not unified.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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