From: Petr Tomasek (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Aug 23 2009 - 08:51:55 CDT
On Sun, Aug 23, 2009 at 02:04:23PM +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, but the single Greek letter sigma is said to
> have two different forms, one in word-final and other in other places.
> These are encoded in Unicode as 03C2 and 03C1 respectively.
> Now are these two symbols not just two different ways of writing the
> same character? If yes, how can they be separately encoded? Is it only
> to keep compatibility with some earlier standard? Or can these two
> actually be considered as two different characters?
You find simillar issue in Hebrew too. (There, however final letters are
NOT used at the and of the word...)
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