From: John H. Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Aug 24 2009 - 11:03:45 CDT
¦b Aug 23, 2009 2:34 AM ®É¡A Shriramana Sharma ¼g¨ì¡G
> 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?
The full answer is at <http://www.unicode.org/faq/greek.html#5>.
John H. Jenkins
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