Re: Combining latin small letters with diacritics

From: Benjamin M Scarborough <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 14:26:43 -0600 (CST)

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 20:56, Philippe Verdy wrote:
> But the document cited by Denis gives a much more productive way that
> allows stacking any kind of letters with its diacritics. There won't
> be enough space in the BMP for such Latin supplements.

Then put them in the SMP. Or is "SMP" still a dirty word for Latin script users?

> The alternative could be to encode only a single combining diacritic
> (or format control) meaning "Stack the next grapheme cluster above the
> previous one", to override the normal side-by-side presentation of
> successive grapheme clusters. and eventually a similar special
> diacritic or control to create a stack below.

Are you suggesting a LATIN SIGN VIRAMA?

—Ben Scarborough
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