Re: Incorrect names for Arabic letters

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Sun Mar 20 2005 - 12:10:58 CST

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    From: "Curtis Clark" <>

    > on 2005-03-20 01:14 Chris Jacobs wrote:
    > > How comes *SHOUTED* does not sort under S ?
    > It does if * is a word-break character, word break being yet another
    > aspect that isn't covered by code-order collation.
    > Bringing it back to the original issue, the collation sequence of Ogham
    > is well-accepted and is equivalent to code order, except that U+1680
    > OGHAM SPACE MARK has to be taken as a word break, rather than a sortable
    > letter, in order to do any useful text processing.

    If we are going to play the "except for..." game then Yi does quite well
    except for that WU.

    It may be time to realize that when every attempt to apply a rule has an
    exception then it may not be smart rule that will provide acceptable


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