Re: Contrastive use of kratka and breve

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 23:43:34 +0100

On Wed, 2 Jul 2014 13:08:42 -0700
Leo Broukhis <> wrote:

> The difference is real and intentional, but isn't it akin to the
> difference between (IIRC a discussion several years ago) the
> Polish/Czech acute and the French acute - the former is more
> vertical?

Not really. Look at the third entry at , where
the two occur side-by-side. Unification should depend on their being
contextual variants or one another, and difficult in laying down rules
is the justification for U+017F LATIN SMALL LETTER LONG S being a
separate character.

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