From: Jony Rosenne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 13:16:08 CST
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mark E. Shoulson
> Sent: Friday, November 18, 2005 6:17 PM
> To: JR
> Cc: 'Unicode Discussion'
> Subject: Re: Hebrew script in IDN (was Exemplar Characters)
> JR wrote:
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: email@example.com
> >>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Neil Harris
> >>which leaves only
> >>00B7 ; # Po MIDDLE DOT
> >>058A ; # Pd ARMENIAN HYPHEN
> >>05F3 ; # Po HEBREW PUNCTUATION GERESH
> >>05F4 ; # Po HEBREW PUNCTUATION GERSHAYIM
> >>as characters which I would consider possible uncontroversial
> >>for IDN.
> >Certainly Geresh and Gershayim are not uncontroversial.
> Let's put it this way: if you were absolutely certain that
> there was no
> way whatsoever that ' and " (the ASCII apostrophe and double-quote)
> would get into IDN, would you support geresh and gershayim
> for the job,
> the alternative being not having anything at all? Is there any
> controversy, any reason NOT to put geresh and gershayim in IDN aside
> from your contention that ' and " are better?
I don't think apostrophe and quote are better, I do know they are not
possible, and I suggest that Geresh and Gershayim be excluded from IDN
because they are impracticable.
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