Re: chairless hamza (in reply to John)

From: Khaled Hosny (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2008 - 04:51:23 CST

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    On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 09:05:08AM +0100, arno wrote:
    > Again: the only possible reason not to do it, is: The present dividing
    > behaviour is asked for by an other language written with the Arabic script.
    > In that case U+0621 should be depreciated for the Arabic language as is
    > ARABIC LETTER HIGH HAMZA (U+0674) and the new hamza should be named 'ARABIC

    I've been told that a previous proposal to change the properties of
    U+0621 was met by resistance from Persian people claiming that it will
    break existing text where hamza is supposed to disjoin dual joining

     Khaled Hosny

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