Another take on the English apostrophe in Unicode

William_J_G Overington wjgo_10009 at
Fri Jun 5 04:48:01 CDT 2015

Markus Scherer wrote:
> How are normal users supposed to find both U+2019 and U+02BC on their keyboards, and how are they supposed to deal with incorrect usage?
Would it be possible to have wordprocessing software where one uses CONTROL APOSTROPHE for U+2019 and CONTROL SHIFT APOSTROPHE for U+02BC for input and could there be a "show in colour mode" where U+2019 is displayed in cyan and U+02BC is displayed in red, while everything else is displayed in black?
That is, CONTROL U+0027 and CONTROL SHIFT U+0027 respectively.
If people want this facility, maybe it could become published in a Unicode Technical Report so that standardization and interoperability could be achieved.
William Overington
5 June 2015
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