From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Jun 30 2005 - 09:53:27 CDT
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Behalf Of John Hudson
> > If it were a combining character it could be useful for indicating
> > baseline in all sorts of contexts.
> I'm specifically looking for a base, not a combining mark.
If there was an invisible base letter for it to sit on, then the
baseline could be a combining mark.
(It's not clear to me, though, how useful it would be to have a
combining basesline mark in all sorts of contexts. I'd need to see some
While I supported the invisible letter proposal, what I really favoured
was an ellipsis base letter -- that is, a character that functions like
a surrogate base when an actual base is not present, and that can take
alternate visual realizations, such as a blank, a line or an x-height
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