From: Kenneth Whistler (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 16:04:49 CST
Bob Hallissy noted:
> > 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:
Actually: p. 255.
> ... 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.
On p. 256.
> Because this is a relatively recent Unicode ruling,
Well, not *that* recent. ;-) This list went over all this
in a lot of detail a couple years ago, and the UTC discussed
and decided the representation explicitly for Unicode 5.0, as
a follow-on to the CGJ decisions taken for Unicode 4.1.
> there are not yet many
> fonts that will render this sequence correctly. but there is no question
> that this is the correct encoding.
I concur. And thanks to Bob for digging this out. He beat
me to the punch, before I could finish digesting the thread.
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