Re: Slots for Cyrillic Accented Vowels

From: Karl Pentzlin (
Date: Wed May 18 2011 - 10:23:27 CDT

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    Am Mittwoch, 18. Mai 2011 um 09:56 schrieb Plamen Tanovski:

    PT> ... So it is very urgent to propose the including of accented cyrillic
    PT> vowels in the unicode. I think the combinations with grave and acute
    PT> accents are enough, so we are talking here about 40 slots after all.

    What is really needed is to have Unicode-conformant standard applications
    which display accented Cyrillic letters as they are in fact encoded
    (sequence of base letter + combining mark).

    As the attached pictures show, major applications like Microsoft Word
    or Firefox still fail, given the common user the impression that the
    accented Cyrillic letters are in fact missing.

    I ranted about this on this list about two years ago but even the most
    recent Windows Service Pack did not change the situation.

    Still, some people at some large software companies have to do their

    - Karl


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