Re: chairless hamza

From: arno (
Date: Sat Jan 05 2008 - 05:15:11 CST

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    Khaled Hosny wrote:
    > 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
    > characters.

    Maybe Roozbeh Pournader could help.
    Or anybody with some idea of Persian!
    Or are all experts on the bidi list only?

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