Re: [unicode] Re: vertical writing mode of modern Yi?

From: suzuki toshiya <>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 18:59:17 +0900

Yes, I will post my feedback to UTR#50 (in the forum for PRI#207)
within several hours... It's a pity that no discussion was posted
to your feedback on April 4th...


Andrew West wrote:
> On 1 May 2012 03:48, suzuki toshiya <> wrote:
>>> I wouldn't expect to see vertical modern standard Yi text in modern
>>> publications, other than perhaps newspapers.
>> I got a scanned image of Liangshan Ribao (涼山日報), dated 2002/Mar/9,
>> the vertical text is laid out without glyph rotation.
> Thanks! Those are very good examples, especially the whole paragraph
> of vertically written text next to the photograph, and really should
> settle the argument once and for all. Now all we have to do is
> convince fantasai and the other folk working on UTR #50 that the
> people typesetting the Liangshan Daily really do know how to typeset
> Yi, and that they are not making a terrible faux pas because of
> technical limitations or unfamiliarity with Yi typographic traditions
> (of course, for the standardized Liangshan Yi syllabary encoded in
> Unicode there is no typographic tradition prior to the standardization
> of the script in 1980).
> Andrew
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