Re: Mark-Driven Script Categorisation

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 21:00:24 +0100

On Thu, 17 May 2012 20:41:19 +0200
Philippe Verdy <> wrote:

> Is it really the Latin letter x in question there, if it's use is to
> be a visible placeholder to hold diacritic vowel marks ? The Latin
> letter has the problem of is dual case (not found in the Lao script,
> and a too large variation across many font styles, when the
> multiplication sign would probably fit better for its use as a
> placeholder.

You're the only other person I've met who thinks that it is
U+00D7 MULTIPLICATION SIGN, but the evidence is against us. Emacs,
Ununtu and Windows all reckon that the Lao keyboard has 'x'.

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