Why do the Hebrew Alphabetic Presentation Forms Exist

James Kass jameskasskrv at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 01:26:34 CDT 2020

On 2020-06-04 3:26 AM, abrahamgross--- via Unicode wrote:
> Why do the final forms of the hebrew letters (םןץףך) exist as separate codepoints from their regular counterparts (מנצפכ), when arabic - which has up to 4 forms for each letter - only got a single codepoint per letter?
Because they were in a legacy character set.  Windows 1255:

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