From: Kent Karlsson (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jul 18 2007 - 03:47:25 CDT
Peter Constable wrote:
> The problem is the multi-component vowel marks: there's no
> way to assign (e.g.) 09CB BENGALI VOWEL SIGN O to a non-zero
In an ideal world, the multipart vowels would never have been
encoded, just the left and right parts.
> class. And because you can't do it for 09CB, you can't do it
> for the characters that make up its canonical decomposition,
> 09C7 and 09BE. And since you can't do it for those, it also
> can't be done for any of the left- or right-positioning vowel signs.
> There are plenty of things about which we can say
> "Such-and-such SHOULD have been done." Reality is that these
> are all assigned to class 0, and that's not changing. That's
> what we have to implement against.
True. But I do think this should be (standard) property driven,
so that all implement the same behaviour (as much as possible),
rather than in a variety of ways. And the current properties are
not sufficient for that.
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