Re: Origins of ẘ

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 08:44:23 +0100

On 19 Apr 2012, at 07:23, Benjamin M Scarborough wrote:

> On 2012.04.16 12:05 PM, Ken Whistler wrote:
>> The first key document is:
>> WG2 N754, Review of repertoire, by Masami Hasegawa, dated September 1991.
>> (Mark Davis and I assisted Hasegawa-san in pulling together the lists in this
>> document.)
>> That document lists *all* of the Latin composite letter collections that Hasegawa-san,
>> then the editor of 10646, had to wrestle with, in order to come up with an acceptable
>> draft for the 2nd DIS, after the failure of the first DIS vote and the determination by
>> WG2 that a merger of repertoires was necessary to construct a DIS that could pass.

I wonder if that was before or after the additions from the Irish NB were sent in.

> It sounds like there were a large number of composite letters in that document. I would love to see what letters were there that didn't make the cut.

I'd love to see that document too.

Michael Everson *
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