From: David Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jul 27 2010 - 22:32:33 CDT
On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 5:07 PM, Christoph PÃ¤per
> David Starner:
>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:43 PM, Andreas Prilop
>>> [U+0649] is no Arabic letter, but an Uighur letter.
>> That's wrong, though. [â€¦] U+0649 must be an Arabic character;
> Andreas probably meant that U+0649 is not part of the Arabic writing system, i.e. the Arabic script as used in writing the Arabic language (with some recognised orthography).
> You probably mean that U+0649 is part of the Arabic script, which it certainly is.
No, what I mean was that MacArabic, Windows-1256 and ISO-8859-6 are
designed to write the Arabic language. If U+0649 is in these character
sets, to say that it's really a Uighur character is like saying that
U+0041 is really a Greek character; it spits in the face of how the
character has been used and how fonts have been designed for the
-- Kie ekzistas vivo, ekzistas espero.
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