Re: triple diacritic (sch with ligature tie in a German dialect writing document)

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Wed Jun 14 2006 - 19:01:15 CDT

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    At 12:31 -0700 2006-06-14, John Hudson wrote:

    >My approach has been to handle such things at the font level using
    >either ligatures, if dealing with a known and discreet set of
    >sequences for a particular language (e.g. ch with underscore for
    >Ethiopic transcription), or using contextually subsituted beginning,
    >middle and end glyphs for arbitrary sequences (e.g. overscores for
    >Greek nomina sacra). In these cases, I think it is certainly
    >desirable to handle the underties or overties in charactar encoding.

    So you would handle sch with triple undertie how?

    Michael Everson *

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