|Date||23 September 2004
TAB is a glyph encoding scheme, while Unicode is a character encoding scheme. Hence there exists a one-to-one, one-to-many, many-to-one or many-to-many relationship between the Tamil alphabets in TAB and those in Unicode.
This note is split into two parts. The first part describes, in a
simple C like pseudo code, how to determine the string sequence in TAB
that goes to make a Tamil alphabet. The second part provides a cross
mapping table to convert this sequence into the corresponding Unicode
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