0027, 02BC, 2019, or a new character?

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Tue Jan 16 02:00:19 CST 2018

On Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:16:21 -0800
James Kass via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> It will probably be the ASCII apostrophe.  The stated intent favors
> the apostrophe over diacritics or special characters to ensure that
> the language can be input to computers with standard keyboards.

Typing U+0027 into a word processor takes planning.  Of the three, it
should obviously be the modifier letter U+02BC, but I think what gets
stored will be U+0027 or the single quotation mark U+2019.

However, we shouldn't overlook the diacritic mark U+0315 COMBINING COMMA


More information about the Unicode mailing list