Re: Combining latin small letters with diacritics

From: Ken Whistler <>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 14:19:07 -0800

On 3/5/2012 2:01 PM, Denis Jacquerye wrote:
> 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.

How is that simpler than "Base character + combining-c-cedilla" ?
--which is what the
users want.

Trying to introduce recursion of decomposition into these kinds of combining
marks just creates a mess, IMO.

> 1DEC is not based on a character that itself is decomposable, at least
> the way things are, so it's not on topic.

Actually, c-cedilla *is* decomposable, which is precisely why it *is* on
See U+00E7, which has a canonical decomposition mapping.

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