From: Mark E. Shoulson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 22 2005 - 14:57:31 CST
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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