Re: Hebrew script in IDN (was Exemplar Characters)

From: Richard Wordingham (
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 06:07:33 CST

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    Neil Harris wrote:

    > I think you might meet some opposition to including the following in IDNs:
    > ZWNJ and ZWJ (unless Indic experts can make a _very_ good case for these
    > being used only in contexts where they cause _visible_ and _unambiguous_
    > rendering changes)

    Well, that rules out about half the words in Burmese! I suppose there's the
    work around of replacing the virama - U+1039 U+200C ('VIRAMA' ZWNJ) - by
    U+1039 U+005F ( 'VIRAMA' LOW LINE) - extremely unnatural for a language
    that doesn't have spaces between words.


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