Re: Vietnamese (Re: Unicode, SMS, PDA/cellphones)

From: Simon Montagu (
Date: Tue Jun 06 2006 - 02:29:02 CDT

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    Mike Ayers wrote:
    >>> Additionally, this decomposition ("a" plus dot-below plus circumflex)
    >>> doesn't match the way Vietnamese view this letter (("a" plus
    >>> circumflex) plus dot-below). This is not a Unicode problem, but
    >>> entering the diacritics is the language-appropriate order might be a
    >>> problem if a rendering engine insists on canonical order.
    > Only if end users are expected to enter Unicode sequences, which
    > they should never be. The IME is responsible for Unicode normalization,
    > so this should not be a problem.

    I have my doubts about this. Pan-Unicode input methods seem to be
    increasingly ubiquitous these days.

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