Contrastive use of kratka and breve

Jukka K. Korpela jkorpela at
Wed Jul 2 13:13:30 CDT 2014

2014-07-02 20:34, Philippe Verdy wrote:

> CGJ would be better used to prevent canonical compositions but it won't
> normally give a distinctive semantic.

In the question, visual difference was desired. The Unicode FAQ says:
“The semantics of CGJ are such that it should impact only searching and 
sorting, for systems which have been tailored to distinguish it, while 
being otherwise ignored in interpretation. The CGJ character was encoded 
with this purpose in mind.”

So CGJ is to be used when you specifically want the same rendering but 
wish to make a distinction in processing.


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