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Re: [css3-text] script categories, 'bicameral', 'discrete', Unicode links and more

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 14:26:43 -0400
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, indic <public-i18n-indic@w3.org>, CJK discussion <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110414182643.GA20163@mercury.ccil.org>
Leif Halvard Silli scripsit:

> I considered stating that she could investigate those scripts. But 
> anyway, let us look at Limbu examples, since that is aparently what you 
> have done:
> http://omniglot.com/writing/limbu.htm
> http://www.xenotypetech.com/samplepdfs/LB_Sample.html
> How do you come to that conclusion? Are you looking at the word spaces? 
> Are the spaces result of adaptation to the "computer age"? Anyway, 
> please note that "_and_ have discrete, unconnected (in print) units 
> within words" is part of the discrete definition.

Very well: see p. 18 of http://www.evertype.com/standards/iso10646/pdf/n2339-limbu.pdf.
This was printed by offset.

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