Re: ZWNJ And Non-spacing Marks

From: Eric Mader <emader_at_icu-project.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 11:17:21 -1000

Thanks. The actual case I found is Devanagari: SA + ZWNJ + ANUSVARA.
Does this have some special meaning, or is it the same as the A-ACUTE case?

Regards,
Eric

On 2/27/12 9:23 AM, Mark Davis ? wrote:
> In TUS, in http://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode6.1.0/ch03.pdf
>
> D56 Combining character sequence: A maximal character sequence
> consisting of either a
> base character followed by a sequence of one or more characters where
> each is a
> combining character, zero width joiner, or zero width non-joiner; or a
> sequence of one or more characters where each is a combining
> character, zero
> width joiner, or zero width non-joiner.
>
> ...
>
> So 'a' is the base character for the acute. The clauses with zwj/nj
> are really designed for Indic and similar scripts. The rendering isn't
> specified for other cases, but where the zwj/nj are not defined to
> have an effect, they should* be ignored for normal rendering. That
> being said, this is such an edge case that I don't think the 'should'
> is enough to jump through hoops for.
>
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>
>
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 09:37, Eric Mader <emader_at_icu-project.org
> <mailto:emader_at_icu-project.org>> wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I searched the list archives and didn't find anything that
> addressed this exact issue. If I see a sequence like a + ZWNJ +
> ACUTE, should it be rendered as a followed by an acute accent over
> a dotted circle, or should it be rendered as A-ACUTE?
>
> (The actual case I hit was in Devanagari, but it seems to me that
> the question applies to all scripts with non-spacing marks)
>
> Regards,
> Eric Mader
>
>
>
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