Re: Hebrew script in IDN

From: Mark E. Shoulson (
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 14:57:31 CST

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    Michael Everson wrote:

    > At 08:28 -0800 2005-11-22, Peter Constable wrote:
    >> 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.
    > Yes, yes, but what does this MEAN for Yiddish?

    At any rate, even compatability decompositions are lacking for the
    Yiddish ligatures. I still think canonical decompositions are what's
    proper and needed here, but compatibility decompositions will at least
    alleviate IDN problems. Whatever can be arranged...


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