RE: Unicode Stability

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Wed Mar 02 2005 - 11:56:15 CST

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    > From: Peter Kirk []

    > The accepted proposal for HOLAM HASER FOR VAV does change the meaning
    > existing data, from correctly spelled to a spelling error.

    No; the existing character is ambiguous in usage contexts where no
    distinction is made: it is "holam", not "holam male". Existing data
    cannot have made a distinction as there was no separate character with
    which to make any distinction. That data is just as valid as it ever

    Peter Constable

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