From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 15 2005 - 19:12:20 CST
Patrick Andries wrote:
> True for U+048A, but how about in U+0439 ? I believe U+0439 CYRILLIC
> SMALL LETTER SHORT I is canonically equivalent to 0438 0306 ? See also
> U+040E, U+04C1, U+04D0, U+04D6.
> (However, if I believe Yannis Haralambous typographically the 0306
> used above Cyrillic letters has a slightly different glyph from the
> breve used let's say in API -- the breve being thicker in the center)
The Cyrillic short sign is graphically distinct from a typical Latin breve, but it is
still a breve. The graphical distinction is a glyph distinction, and can be handled as
such, on a script-by-script basis, in today's smart fonts.
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