On 4/19/19, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <email@example.com> wrote: > That's a fair point. My problem is that someone is claiming of > U+0310 that "Somewhere in the Unicode specifications is a footnote > saying it is to be used with Devanagari".
Why would anyone want to use 0310 with any Indic script that already has a candrabindu? > However, some people get rather upset with the idea of using the > general combining diacritics in Indic scripts. Many Vedic svara characters have lookalikes among the Combining Diacritics but they were encoded anyway since IIUC the UTC felt that separate characters would help preserving sanity in implementing text shaping engines or such. -- Shriramana Sharma ஶ்ரீரமணஶர்மா श्रीरमणशर्मा 𑀰𑁆𑀭𑀻𑀭𑀫𑀡𑀰𑀭𑁆𑀫𑀸