From: Peter Constable (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 10:28:43 CST
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]
> Of Mark E. Shoulson
> I'd venture to say that double-vav, vav-yod, and yod-yod ligatures
> should have *canonical* decomposition to their constituent letters!
> sure that would cause problems of some sort, but at least
> decomposition is necessary.
When decomposition mappings were first introduced into Unicode, it was
decided that any ligature/digraph characters would be given
compatibility decompositions rather than canonical decompositions. I'm
not sure what the reasons for that decision were at the time.
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