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Re: Urgent call for clarification of Armenian numbering rules

From: Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14@comhem.se>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 10:37:06 +0100
To: Thomas Phinney <thomas.phinney@gmail.com>
CC: <unicode@unicode.org>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>, <kode@hotbox.ru>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C5A888D2.5EEE%kent.karlsson14@comhem.se>

In that case, I would very much suggest that this issue is (again) brought
to the attention of the UTC and WG2.

    /kent k


Den 2009-01-30 01.01, skrev "Thomas Phinney" <thomas.phinney@gmail.com>:

> 
> It seems that the patiw being spacing rather than combining is an
> error in Unicode.  :(
> 
> Search for "patiw" here:
> http://www.evertype.com/standards/hy/n1395tech.html
> "This is a combining character."
> 
> Hrant Papazian writes:
> "The mistake has persisted probably because
> nobody uses the patiw, because nobody puts
> a -usable- patiw in a font, because pre-OpenType it
> was impossible to render such a floating mark.
> Not to mention that the patiw is a very archaic
> character that always looks old-fashioned."
> 
> Regards,
> 
> T
> 
> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Kent Karlsson
> <kent.karlsson14@comhem.se> wrote:
>> 
>> Den 2009-01-29 21.35, skrev "Thomas Phinney" <thomas.phinney@gmail.com>:
>> 
>>> More from Hrant Papazian on Armenuan numbering:
>> 
>>>> 3. is the glyph that indicates values over 9,999 a circumflex or a line
>>> 
>>> My educated guess is something like U+055F
>> 
>> 055F;ARMENIAN ABBREVIATION MARK;Po;0;L;;;;;N;;;;;
>> 
>> This is a spacing punctuation character, not a mark above.
>> 
>>    /kent k
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
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