Re: Welsh Collation

From: Richard Wordingham (
Date: Fri Apr 21 2006 - 08:57:00 CST

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    Debbie Garside wrote on Friday, April 21, 2006 at 2:57 PM

    > The Welsh do not use CGJ but only because in general they don't know of
    > its
    > existence. Having spoken to a number of (Welsh) translators today I am
    > assured that if there was an easy keyboard shortcut, usable within MS
    > Office
    > for instance, that would join the letters (making them as one for sorting
    > purposes) they would most definitely use it.

    A vital technical point: Since Unicode 4.1.0 (March 2005), you insert CGJ to
    stop Unicode characters joining to form a single Welsh letter. Fewer key
    strokes! Thus you'd have a CGJ in Williams but not Llewelyn.


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