Re: Lao Script Block - Missing Letters

From: Andrew West <>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:20:37 +0100

On 29 May 2011 19:37, Vinodh Rajan <> wrote:
> I was going through the Pali Tripitaka in various scripts here:

Marc Miyake discusses other unencoded obsolete Lao letters at:


> Are these characters currently not encoded in Lao ? or are they considered variants of any of the already encoded characters ?

Obsolete characters and characters used for transliteration would be
candidates for encoding. But nothing automatically gets encoded by
itself -- it requires someone who is knowledgable about the script to
gather the evidence, create a font and make a proposal.

For a recent example of a successful proposal to encode two new Lao
letters for minority language use see:


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