Re: Pashto yeh characters

From: David Starner (
Date: Tue Jul 27 2010 - 12:19:25 CDT

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    On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Andreas Prilop
    <> wrote:
    > U+0649 has (should have) four glyphs without any dots. This is no
    > Arabic letter, but an Uighur letter. Therefore you should not use
    > U+0649 for Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Urdu but only U+06CC.

    That's wrong, though. MacArabic, Windows-1256 and ISO-8859-6 are all
    standards for the encoding of Arabic. Thus U+0649 must be an Arabic
    character; existing use in both those sets and in Unicode say that is.

    Kie ekzistas vivo, ekzistas espero.

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