From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Nov 27 2004 - 16:04:34 CST
Philippe Verdy scripsit:
> For this reason, Dutch will need a distinct "ij"
> letter, coded as a single character, and with its own capitalization rules
> (the uppercase or titlecase form of "ij" will be the single letter "IJ",
> not two letters and not "Ij"; also there exists cases where diacritics can
> be added on top of the "ij" letter, which is then more tied as a single
> letter than a simple digraph.)
Everything you say is correct *except* for the need to encode Dutch
ij as a single character, which is neither necessary nor practical.
(U+0132 and U+0133 are encoded for compatibility only.) In cases where
ij is a digraph in Dutch text, i+ZWNJ+j will be effective.
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