Tables and contextual rule for Katakana middle dot

Patrik Fältström patrik at
Mon Apr 6 10:47:20 CEST 2009

On 6 apr 2009, at 09.36, Yoshiro YONEYA wrote:

> Dear John-san and Patrik-san,
> In reality, in Japanese context, KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT (U+30FB) is used
> to compose names and to concatenate words, so it is used various  
> places.
> And sometimes preceeding and/or succeeding character is alphabet or  
> digit
> ([a-zA-Z0-9]).  Furthermore, KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT is sometimes placed at
> the beginning or the ending of names.
> Therefore, it is very difficult to define rule set for KATAKANA  
> What I can say is:
>    (KATAKANA MIDDLEDOT) MUST be used in Japanese context.


Can you express this in more specific terms that can be included in  
the draft? Do you with "japanese" imply it has to be one of the  
japanese scripts (as John said) for example?


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: PGP.sig
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 186 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : 

More information about the Idna-update mailing list