Re: Some questions about Latin diacritics

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Jun 13 2006 - 02:27:44 CDT

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    At 01:16 +0200 2006-06-13, Karl Pentzlin wrote:

    >Looking at:
    >and related documents, the following questions arise?
    >1. Is there any mechanism which causes diacritics of the same
    > combination class to be placed horizontally instead of vertically?


    >2. If you had to propose the characters shown in that document, would
    > you rather propose a "double ogonek"? (p. 2, following the word
    > "überoffen" - see also attached image)

    I looked at that document, and I don't think that
    is a double ogonek, and I don't think the single
    one is an ogonek either.

    >3. Looking at the four dots over each letter (following the term
    > "Extreme Lippenrundg" on the same page), would you propose a
    > "double trema", or would you rely on the sequence U+0308 U+0308?

    I'd use the sequence.

    Michael Everson *

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