From: Bob Hallissy (Bob_Hallissy@sil.org)
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 14:26:03 CST
Andreas Prilop wrote on 11/02/2008 13:43:48:
> The LoC romanization rules for Abkhaz(ian) Cyrillic
> show a "ts" digraph with a ligature tie or arc above them
> and a centered dot above this arc
> How do you write this in Unicode?
Unicode 5.0 addresses this directly on page 500, where it says:
Occasionally one runs across orthographic conventions that use a dot, an
acute accent, or
other simple diacritic above a ligature tie?that is, U+0361 combining
breve. Because of the considerations of canonical order just discussed,
one cannot represent
such text simply by putting a combining dot above or combining acute
U+0361 in the text. Instead, the recommended way of representing such text
is to place
U+034F combining grapheme joiner (CGJ) between the ligature tie and the
mark that follows it, as shown in Figure 7-10.
Because this is a relatively recent Unicode ruling, there are not yet many
fonts that will render this sequence correctly. but there is no question
that this is the correct encoding.
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