From: JR (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Nov 16 2005 - 07:36:24 CST
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Michael Everson
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> Subject: RE: Exemplar Characters
> At 06:59 +0200 2005-11-16, JR wrote:
> >The exemplar character set for Hebrew should be limited to
> that of ISO
> >8859-8, i.e. Alef to Tav plus ' and ".
> Not apostrophe and quotation mark, I take it.
Yes to both. They are commonly used in abbreviations and acronyms, similar
to the period in e.g. or i.e..
> >Other characters, such as the points and accents, are not
> commonly used and
> >are not implemented in a large proportion of systems and
> Not commonly used? I have a copy of The Hobbit in Hebrew which is
> pointed all the way through.
I have several books in Hebrew which are pointed, and some with cantillation
marks. So what? That does not make them commonly used.
> Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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