Proposal to add Roman transliteration schemes to ISO 15924.

विश्वासो वासुकिजः (Vishvas Vasuki) via Unicode unicode at
Tue Dec 3 06:05:14 CST 2019

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019 at 3:48 PM Richard Wordingham via Unicode <
unicode at> wrote:

> On Tue, 3 Dec 2019 02:05:35 +0000
> Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

The text in IAST that I encounter seems not to have ansuvara before
> stop consonants.

That's typical.
Whatever the source script (if there is one), IAST tends to be used by
people who follow the sanskrit devanAgarI conventions pretty strictly (so
ends up being transcription rather than transliteration.)

> I believe 'sa' would naturally expand (are there
> non-void prescribed rules on this?) as sa-Deva-IN, so perhaps the
> sa-Latn I usually see is unusual as sa-t-m0-iast and the description
> should be expanded to at least sa-t-m0-sa-150-iast if sa-Latn is not
> precise enough.

Not sure what 150 is doing there..

Vishvas /विश्वासः
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