Re: Combining latin small letters with diacritics

From: Denis Jacquerye <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2012 23:01:57 +0100

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 9:17 PM, Ken Whistler <> wrote:
> By the way, Philippe, this horse is already long out of the barn. See U+1DD7
> published part of the standard.
> Focusing just on the three new characters with umlauts (or diaereses --
> makes
> no matter, you can use for either, just like the non-combining versions) --
> seems
> to make this a matter of what happens when you have a combining letter above
> which has its own diacritic above, but in fact this is a much more general
> problem,
> because the diacritics on the combining letter above could be below (see
> the C WITH CEDILLA cited above) or otherwise, just as well. See 1DEC, which
> has a diacritic set of bars *across* the letter form, and 1DED and 1DF0,
> which have
> a diacritic mark at the bottom left of the letter forms.

Wouldn't CGJ be useful in some way in cases like that of the cedilla
or the light centralization stroke 1AB9 ?
"Base character + combining letter + CGJ + combining cedilla" would be
clear, the cedilla would not be moved.
1DEC is not based on a character that itself is decomposable, at least
the way things are, so it's not on topic.

Denis Moyogo Jacquerye
Received on Mon Mar 05 2012 - 16:04:12 CST

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