From: Richard Wordingham (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Nov 24 2005 - 15:31:29 CST
Antoine Leca wrote:
> On Thursday, November 24st, 2005 11:18Z, Richard Wordingham wrote:
>> Javier SOLA wrote:
>>> The character for separation of words should be ZWSP (Zero Width
>>> Space), and not ZWNJ. ZWNJ should normally be used for modification
>>> of rendering of clusters.
>> How appropriate would ZWSP be in the middle of words like 'Myanma(r)'
>> and 'Yangon'?
> It would not, but I do not read Javier as telling it either.
But those are instance that Philippe Verdy would interpret as word
>> Moreover, Chapter 10 of the Unicode Standard (Version 4.x) gives
>> U+1039, U+200C as the encoding of visible virama - perhaps it is an
>> act of faith to assume U+1039 will be rendered as 'atha' unless
>> immediately followed by a consonant.
> I tend to agree with you: thou shalt not do that.
If you mean it must be written U+1039,U+200C, then we do need ZWNJ for
Burmese IDN - far too many words would be excluded otherwise. But, no has
answered my question. To have ZWNJ appear in domain names, does it have to
make a difference to the name?
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