Re: ct, fj and blackletter ligatures

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Fri Nov 01 2002 - 10:01:47 EST

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    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "John Cowan" <>
    To: "Thomas Lotze" <>
    Cc: <>
    Sent: Friday, November 01, 2002 05:59
    Subject: Re: ct, fj and blackletter ligatures

    > 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
    > 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.)
    > --
    > My corporate data's a mess! John Cowan
    > It's all semi-structured, no less.
    > But I'll be carefree
    > Using XSLT
    > In an XML DBMS.

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