RE: Phetsarat font, Lao unicode

From: Philippe Verdy (
Date: Thu Jul 12 2007 - 20:21:32 CDT

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    Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin
    > On 2007.07.12, 13:44, Philippe Verdy <> wrote:
    > > for Latin/Greek/Cyrilic general combining characters we have the dotted
    > > circle in visible editable forms, for Lao vowels some cross-cymbol, for
    > > Thai some dash symbol, ...
    > >
    > > For Arabic probably the shaddah.
    > You mean the tatweel? (The shadda is itself a combining mark, surely not
    > usable as a generic base character.)

    Yes, this is a common confusion coming from French. The actual French term
    is "tatouil" (but there are other terms used here by people with African
    origin, and I did not remember exactly which one). I really mean U+0640.
    Sorry for this confusion...

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