Re: First post and question about Bassa Script

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Nov 07 2008 - 02:43:38 CST

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    On 7 Nov 2008, at 08:28, wrote:

    >>> From: Ben J. Bloomgren <>
    >> This is my first post to this list, and I had a question:
    >> Is the Bassa Vah script at all in Unicode?

    Not yet.

    >> If so, how are the tones indicated being that they are marked
    >> inside a given vowel grapheme.
    >> I'm not a technical person, so I'm just curious.

    They would be encoded as combining diacritical marks, to be drawn in
    the appropriate place in the font.

    >> It would appear not Micheal (Everson) did produce something about
    >> this see .
    > Technically it is not too difficult to produce a font to do this.
    > Some others might have a better idea why this has not progress any
    > further so far.

    Lack of resources and higher priorities on some other scripts.

    Michael Everson *

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