Re: orthographies

From: Patrick Andries (patrick.andries@xcential.com)
Date: Mon Feb 21 2005 - 06:03:08 CST

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    Peter Kirk a écrit :

    >
    > But actually this is a non-issue for Unicode.

    Exact.

    > All of the characters required are already defined, with the correct
    > properties. The combining vowel points are directionally neutral and
    > so take the LTR direction of the base characters.

    True.

    > As far as Unicode is concerned, the vowels are supposed (although not
    > required) to be rendered below Latin base characters in the same way
    > as below Hebrew base characters. But this doesn't work, at least on my
    > system. See if it does on yours:
    >
    > AָEֶGֵ
    >
    It is a font issue , and a good thing it does not work on most machines
    : there are already quite a number of diacritics (dots especially) that
    look very similar (identical ?). What about those for spoofing ?

    P. A.



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