From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 30 2005 - 11:16:11 CDT
At 10:00 -0400 2005-06-30, Chris Harvey wrote:
>I am seeking some advice about how to represent a few characters in Caps.
>U+028C LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED V (Used in the Oneida langauge)
>The capital of '?' should look like U+039B GREEK
>CAPITAL LETTER LAMDA; should one use this as a
>capital turned v? Or is having one "letter" in
>two scripts unadvisable.
No, a CAPITAL LETTER TURNED V will need to be added.
>The Heiltsuk language uses a lowercase Greek
>lamda 'Ɋ' for the [dl] sound, however its
>capital is an upside-down Latin Y (proposal in
>the works). My question here is whether there
>needs to be a new Latin lowercase lamda to pair
>with the soon-to-be-proposed Latin capital Lamda.
I'm not sure what you mean by this.
>I would think that this is similar to the
>epsilon 'Ɉ', which has both a Greek and Latin
>codepoint. Or is it good enough to use the Greek
>lamda U+03BB here.
Mixing scripts is bad. Mixing case pairs between scripts is not allowed.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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