From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Sep 09 2005 - 18:01:18 CDT
There's no one right answer; there are just more or less good answers. Ultimately, it will probably boil down to what encoding conventions wrt the available options the user community adopts. What you've suggested for either Carrier or Shoshone seems to me to be a reasonable answer.
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf
> Of Chris Harvey
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> Subject: Re: How to encode underlined characters
> I assume then, that to encode a_a_i, one would use:
> LATIN SMALL LETTER A , COMBINING LOW LINE , LATIN SMALL LETTER A ,
> COMBINING LOW LINE , LATIN SMALL LETTER I
> Then in this language, to be consistent, I would use the COMBINING LOW
> LINE for a_i also.
> The Carrier language’s roman orthography has the following underlined
> one character underlined: s̱ , ẕ
> two characters underlined d_z , t_s
> I would think it’s preferable to use the COMBINING MACRON BELOW for s̱ and
> ẕ, and the COMBINING DOUBLE MACRON BELOW for d_z and t_s.
> Thus, it seems that whether one uses the COMBINING LOW LINE or COMBINING
> (DOUBLE) MACRON BELOW depends on the language: Shoshoni using the former,
> and Carrier the latter.
> Chris Harvey
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