> > Does anybody know why U+01F4 and U+01F5 are in the Unicode Standard?
> > The name list does not account for them. What writing system
> > uses them?
> http://www.stri.is/TC304/GUIDE/gucsch06.htm says:
> The first edition (1983) of ISO/IEC 6937, which preceded current
> naming guidelines, contained a character with the name "small letter g with
> acute accent". In 8.3 of the second edition it states that this character
> has been renamed as LATIN SMALL LETTER G WITH CEDILLA in order to align with
> ISO/IEC 10367 (the cedilla being placed above the g for presentation
> purposes). However, the UCS contains both LATIN SMALL LETTER G WITH CEDILLA
> (in the collection LATIN EXTENDED-A) and LATIN SMALL LETTER G WITH ACUTE (in
> the collection LATIN EXTENDED-B). The justification for the name change is
> that the original name was in error; the character concerned was always
> intended to be the small letter corresponding to "capital letter g with
> cedilla" but was named erroneously due to the positioning of the diacritical
The name change for 6937 is a propos of the *Latvian* letters:
0122 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER G WITH CEDILLA
0123 LATIN SMALL LETTER G WITH CEDILLA
The G WITH ACUTE at 01F5 is a different animal altogether, and it was
added, as surmised, for Serbian and Macdonian transliteration. These
characters appear, for example, in the Library of Congress Romanization
Tables (1990), under the entry for Serbian.
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