Burmese Rendering on Kindle
richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com
Tue Aug 30 03:15:39 CDT 2022
On Tue, 30 Aug 2022 00:49:05 +0000
James Kass via Unicode <unicode at corp.unicode.org> wrote:
> In the code charts, both are shown with a little solid dot in the
> middle. I was wondering if there should be a distinction between
> them. (Trying to update my fonts.)
> But I think you've answered my question. I'll just replace the solid
> dots in U+1050 and U+1051 with little circles in the middle.
> Hopefully that will work out...
That may be inauthentic, in so far as the Tai Laing character is
'authentic'. U+1050 and U+1051 are PA and GA with a diacritic,
necessary since the sibilant's glyphs started merging with PA and GA
and seen across many Indic scripts. U+A9FD is PA with a
systematic diacritic, forging extra letters needed for Pali from an
authentic Shan base alphabet. I'm not sure that there is any real need
to distinguish the two diacritics.
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