From: André Szabolcs Szelp (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 07 2008 - 02:07:17 CST
That's what I thought (if there is no contrast, it's a display property).
BTW, ő, ű are not parallels to the caron+acute stacked next to each
other &c. we saw. Ő's and ű's diacritic relates to acute as does
diaeresis/trema to dot above. i.e. they are functionally not
2008/11/6 Mark Davis <email@example.com>:
> This would only be required if in that language, there would be a semantic
> difference between the stacked and side-by-side versions. If it is just a
> preferred rendering for that language, then that should be handled via the
> font/rendering system.
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 2:22 AM, Karl Pentzlin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Am Dienstag, 4. November 2008 um 13:59 schrieb Emanuele Saiu:
>> ES> Apostrophe + acute accent ('´). It isn't codified in Unicode as a
>> diacritic, is it?
>> ES> It is similar to the double acute accent of Hungarian ő ű, but
>> ES> the first mark should be an apostrophe (or Greek smooth breathing),
>> not an acute.
>> ES> Apostrophe plus acute is common in traditional phonetic
>> ES> transcriptions used in Romance linguistics. ...
>> At the Vienna workshop yesterday (2008-11-05), it was demonstrated
>> that side-by-side-placing of diacritics of the same combining class
>> (e.g. ring above + acute accent) is common in dialect transcription
>> systems in a productive way, e.g. used in the Obščeslavjanskij
>> lingvističeskij atlas.
>> Therefore, a normative mechanism for doing so has to be added to
>> Unicode. If this could not be accomplished by extending the semantics
>> of ZWJ for doing so (then, Emanuele Sanciu's example would be encoded
>> "latin small letter c/g" + "combining comma above" + ZWJ + "combining
>> acute"), then the introduction of a special "combining mark joiner"
>> could be a solution.
>> - Larl Pentzlin
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