APL Under-bar Characters

Tom Gewecke tom at bluesky.org
Tue Aug 18 10:45:01 CDT 2015

On Aug 18, 2015, at 11:11 AM, Doug Ewell wrote:

> It is NOT necessary for a combining sequence to be assigned a name,
> either by the Unicode Technical Committee or by anyone else, in order to
> use it. Note that of the two sequences:
> A̱ <0041, 0331>
> A̲ <0041, 0332>
> neither sequence is listed in NamedSequences.txt, yet I can use them
> without limitation in this email and in plain text generally.

I guess the question is whether having a named sequence would somehow make it easier for the gnu apl folks to add something to their system so that their string length function sees such a sequence as having a length of "1"?  

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