From: Markus Scherer (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 26 2010 - 11:45:49 CDT
There are 857 combining marks with combining class of 0:
On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Philippe Verdy <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Kent Karlsson" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Den 2010-07-24 10.07, skrev "Philippe Verdy" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > Double diacritics have a combining property equal to zero, so they
> > No, they don't. The above ones have combining class 234 and the below
> > ones have combining class 233 (other characters with the word DOUBLE
> > in them are 'double' in some other way):
> > 035C;COMBINING DOUBLE BREVE BELOW;Mn;233;NSM;;;;;N;;;;;
> > ...
> Aren't they using the maximum value of the combining class ?
> you can still use double diacritics betweeb two sequences containing a
> base character and any "simple" diacritic, and be sure that the double
> diacritic will be rendered about them, as it will remain in the last
> position of the normalized form.
No. The order of combining marks only determines their rendering order if
they have the same combining class value. If they have different values,
then their rendering is supposed to be independent of their order in the
text. The canonical ordering in normalization only serves processing such as
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