Update to clarify combining characters

Andrew Sullivan ajs at anvilwalrusden.com
Tue Apr 22 14:36:53 CEST 2014

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 07:35:57PM +0900, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:

> >>... in Abenaki we use several ASCII character sequences
> >>inter-changeably ("ou", "w" and "8") as well as an "u atop o" character
> >>defined in one or more extensions to ASCII, which typewritters with

> The case of simplified vs. traditional Chinese characters has been
> discussed at length (at length even for IDNA) leading up to IDNA
> 2003.

I think we're now conflating the many things that go by the name
"variants" and the "combining characters" issue.  This was about
combining characters, as I understand it.  AFAIK, Simplified and
Traditional Chinese do not present a combining character issue.

Best regards,


Andrew Sullivan
ajs at anvilwalrusden.com

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