Script_extension Property of U+0310 Combining Candrabindu

Shriramana Sharma via Unicode unicode at
Fri Apr 19 01:06:16 CDT 2019

On 4/19/19, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> That's a fair point.  My problem is that someone is claiming of
> U+0310 that "Somewhere in the Unicode specifications is a footnote
> saying it is to be used with Devanagari".

Why would anyone want to use 0310 with any Indic script that already
has a candrabindu?

> However, some people get rather upset with the idea of using the
> general combining diacritics in Indic scripts.

Many Vedic svara characters have lookalikes among the Combining
Diacritics but they were encoded anyway since IIUC the UTC felt that
separate characters would help preserving sanity in implementing text
shaping engines or such.

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