Why do the Hebrew Alphabetic Presentation Forms Exist

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Sun Jun 7 08:45:00 CDT 2020

I’ve often helped encode Hebrew characters. :-) 


> On 7 Jun 2020, at 12:46, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 6 Jun 2020 23:58:42 -0600
> Anshuman Pandey via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:
>> Hi Abraham,
>> If you’re seriously thinking of submitting a proposal for a new
>> Hebrew character, please consider getting in touch with Deborah
>> Anderson, Michael Everson, or me. We’d be happy to help you figure
>> out the suitability of encoding the character in question or figuring
>> out ways to represent it in plain text, if need be.
> If doesn't belong in plain text.  It only becomes useful once line
> breaks and character spacing are known.
> Richard.

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