From: James Cloos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 14 2006 - 23:18:44 CST
>>>>> "David" == David J Perry <email@example.com> writes:
David> I notice that Unicode 5.0 has several compound combining marks
David> (macron plus acute, etc.) at U+1DC4..1DC9.
I made that same mis-assumption about those character based on their
names. A look at the code chart at:
shows that they are not two diacritics but rather a blend.
Eg, macron-acute starts out like a macron and takes a sharp turn up
at the halfway point, akin to the acute. Something like this bad
ascii art of « U+0223 U+1DC4 »:
(That is LATIN SMALL LETTER OU with COMBINING MACRON-ACUTE.)
-- James H. Cloos, Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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