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Re: Ogoneking the Consonants

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Friday, May 26, 2000, 17:01
Kristian Jensen wrote:

> Are there any natlang orthographies that use the ogonek > diacritic with consonants?
No such precomposed characters are encoded in Unicode 3.0 (which is not quite the same thing, but at least means that no language hitherto used *on computers* has needed any consonant+ogonek combinations). Unicode does, of course, have the productive COMBINING OGONEK character which allows ogonek to be attached to any base character, including non-Latin ones. How good this will look depends on your font.
> BTW, how do you represent the ogonek in ASCII?
A fine question. -- Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis um dies! || John Cowan <jcowan@...> Schliesst euer Aug vor heiliger Schau, || Denn er genoss vom Honig-Tau, || Und trank die Milch vom Paradies. -- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)