Normalizing Syriac

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Wed Apr 28 03:12:37 CDT 2021

On Tue, 27 Apr 2021 15:18:07 -0700
Asmus Freytag via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> Doug, what Richard is saying is that Normalization being predictable
> and fixed, it is up to each font (all of them) to correctly render
> all forms of normalized text (and not to make assumptions on some
> unnormalized ordering).

I don't know if he has repented, but someone proposed that fonts
should not be allowed to remove dotted circles so as, for instance, to
render normalised Tibetan contractions with vowels above and below in
the same akshara.


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