Re: Printing and Displaying Dependent Vowels

From: Chris Jacobs (
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 08:39:54 EST

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    From: "Pavel Adamek" <>
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    Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 10:02 AM
    Subject: Re: Printing and Displaying Dependent Vowels

    > > # In charts and illustrations in this standard,
    > > # the combining nature of these marks
    > > # is illustrated by applying them to a dotted circle,
    > How should be such chart coded?

    Since rendering such charts gives the reference glyphs, and not other
    glyphs which can indicate the same chars, they should be encoded as rich
    text, indicating the font, not as plaintext.

    > The character 25CC DOTTED CIRCLE was mentioned
    > as a possible base character,
    > but the on-line reference says:
    > "note that the reference glyph for this
    > character is intentionally larger than the
    > dotted circle glyph used to indicate
    > combining characters in this standard".

    If it is rich text already you can without problems use U+25CC for both
    sizes circle.

    > IMO the correct base glyph
    > (at least for Latin diacritic)
    > should look like a dotted letter o.
    > P.A.

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