Re: Dependent vowels

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Oct 30 1998 - 13:33:50 EST

Mark Leisher wrote:

> Someone was asking me recently why they should use the Unicode Indic dependent
> vowels internally. I don't see any reason to use them [...] They are
> only useful for rendering.

Hmm. I speak without any domain-specific knowledge, but doesn't
that qualify them for having Unicode compatibility decompositions?

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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