Date: Mon, 5 May 1997 11:26:34 +0200 (MET DST) From: "Martin J. Duerst" <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "Michael Kung <MKUNG.US.ORACLE.COM>" <MKUNG@us.oracle.com> cc: URI mailing list <email@example.com> Subject: Re: "Difficult Characters" draft In-Reply-To: <199705050021.RAA04505@mailsun2.us.oracle.com> Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970505112325.245x-100000@enoshima> On 4 May 1997, Michael Kung <MKUNG.US.ORACLE.COM> wrote: > How about the BIDI support? Should we allow the BIDI mark? There are several BIDI marks. Their problem is that they don't get transcribed well on paper :-(. > How about > non-spacing mark? Some nonspacing marks will have to be allowed in some contexts. An example is the ZWNJ (zero width non-joiner), which is needed for writing Persian, and which works in this context. Others have to be examined carefully, but disallowed or strongly discouraged in most cases. Regards, Martin.