From: Kiran Kumar Chava (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Oct 23 2010 - 14:40:22 CDT
On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 12:12 AM, Doug Ewell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Kiran Kumar Chava wrote:
> Open issues:
>> 1. Telugu danda and double danda are to be encoded.
>> (I saw some discussions of this here and there, but none conclusive. A
>> decision made?)
> Use the Devanagari danda and double danda (U+0964 and U+0965) for all Indic
> scripts in the blocks below U+1000. This has been the recommendation from
> the beginning, and is well documented in Unicode 5.2, Section 9.1 (page
Thanks Doug for pointing out.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/racchabanda/message/15522 Here is a related
I just couldn't understand the misery in saving two code points by forcing
font developers to use devanagari code points for Telugu script.
The following are problems I am seeing
1. This double danda in Telugu script is used for other purposes, like
abbreviations, pre and post Pallavi of a song, (see page 32 of
http://te.chavakiran.com/blog/?p=774 this pdf. ) ,, || 2|| to say this line
is to be sung twice (page 46 of http://te.chavakiran.com/blog/?p=774 pdf)
2. What are we going to do for sorting?
3. Telugu font developers may not even know they need to insert these in
Is there a link to previous discussion on this unification && dis
unification of danda signs?
Thanks and Regards,
Kiran Kumar Chava
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