Re: precomposed polytonic Greek characters with macrons and other diacritics

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:30:49 -0700

James Tauber wrote:

> I'm wondering what potential objections / problems I should be aware
> of before trying to put together a proposal for these extra
> precomposed characters to be included.

It sounds from the blog post that the basic rationale for adding
precomposed characters is that existing fonts, input methods, and other
tools don't always work correctly with the combining sequences.

I suppose one potential challenge you might face is to explain why the
following FAQ items, though phrased in terms of Latin base letters,
don't apply equally to Greek:

Doug Ewell | | Thornton, CO 🇺🇸
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