Re: ct, fj and blackletter ligatures

From: John Cowan (
Date: Fri Nov 01 2002 - 08:59:47 EST

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    Thomas Lotze scripsit:

    > the alphabetic presentation forms starting at UFB00 contain a number of
    > ligatures for latin scripts, among them the more common ones like fi and
    > fl, but also rather exotic ones like st.

    Those exist basically for compatibility and round-tripping with non-Unicode
    character sets. Their use is discouraged. No more will be encoded.

    (FAQkeeper, this or something like it should go in the Unicode FAQ.
    The ligature_digraph page doesn't really address the question directly.)

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