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

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Tue Jan 23 19:28:54 CST 2018

On Tue, 23 Jan 2018 11:51:42 -0700
Doug Ewell via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> An explicitly stated goal of the new orthography was to enable typing
> Kazakh on a "standard keyboard," meaning an English-language one.
> Nazarbayev may ultimately be persuaded to embrace ASCII digraphs,
> which also meet this goal, but this talk about U+2019 and U+02BC will
> make exactly zero difference in Kazakh policy.

Is it only in English then that typing an apostrophe key after a letter
can't be relied UPON to yield U+0027 rather than U+2019?


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