Re: FAQ entry (was: Looking for information on the UnicodeData file)

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Mar 07 2003 - 11:23:34 EST

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    Michael Everson <everson at evertype dot com> wrote:

    >> You mean that both ae and ij should be called ligatures, although one
    >> is fused and the other isn't?
    >> OK, I can live with that. I'd rather the ij were called a digraph,
    >> though.
    > These terms are not normative. Get used to it.

    The names themselves are normative, of course. What is not normative is
    the distinction between the terms LETTER, LIGATURE, and DIGRAPH used in
    the names. Just wanted to clarify that for Pim.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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