Re: Is there any unambiguous vowel length mark code point for classicists?

From: David Starner (
Date: Wed Oct 27 2010 - 06:41:13 CDT

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    On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Győző Dobner <> wrote:
    > Actually, it would be even better to have something like a
    > COMBINING PHONEME LENGTH MARK that can be used with both
    > vowels and consonants in any script or language whatsoever and that
    > would display differently in different languages, depending on the
    > language tag used.

    No. Unicode has pretty much declared it won't do anything of the sort.
    It would introduce ambiguity; there are already enough ways of
    encoding ā without adding another one.

    Kie ekzistas vivo, ekzistas espero.

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