|From:||Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, March 29, 2007, 11:00|
On 3/29/07, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:
> On 3/28/07, John Vertical <johnvertical@...> wrote:
> > And I got the impression that Philip was suggesting that cedilla and comma
> > belo' are "the same diacritic" in some manner independant of their encoding,
> > appearence or history...
> Well, I can easily imagine that "squiggle attached to the bottom
> middle" might be an underlying concept that gets realized as either a
> cedilla or a comma depending on context or geographical location or
Something along those lines, yes.
And the idea I had was based on
> That was presumably the position of the Unicode Consortium
> prior to 1999...
though as you say,
> but apparently no longer. :)
and the arguments I've seen for disunifying the two
squiggles-applied-to-S do merit thought.
Philip Newton <philip.newton@...>