Contrastive use of kratka and breve
kent.karlsson14 at telia.com
Wed Jul 2 14:12:02 CDT 2014
Sounds to me that what you really want is to have two different breve
(assuming that the distinction is real and intentional, and not a
That would require encoding a new combining character, AFAICT...
Den 2014-07-02 20:48, skrev "Leo Broukhis" <leob at mailcom.com>:
> If the font happens to have lunar breve at U+0306, whereas the letter й has
> the rounded bowl breve, using CGJ should guarantee to achieve distinctive
> rendering, because <и, CGJ, U+0306> is not canonically equivalent to <и,
> U+0306> (cf. "The sequences <a, umlaut> and <a, CGJ, umlaut> are not
> canonically equivalent.") and therefore the renderer must not be allowed to
> pick the glyph for й instead as its canonical composition. This is a hack, but
> a legal hack.
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 11:13 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs.tut.fi> wrote:
>> 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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