Re: Combining marks with two letters

From: John Hudson (
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 13:45:33 CST

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    James Kass wrote:

    > But, the canonical combining classes of the two marks are different:
    > 234 canonical combining class for double inverted breve
    > 230 canonical combining class for dot above

    > So, it looks like canonical ordering would make the dot above apply
    > to the "t" instead of the double diacritic.

    Yes, canonical ordering would invert the display of the marks, so that the dot is
    positioned below the double diacritic. In order to prevent this, the user would need to
    insert CGJ between the two marks.

    John Hudson

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