On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 11:36:16 +0530 Shriramana Sharma via Unicode <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 4/19/19, Richard Wordingham via Unicode <firstname.lastname@example.org> > 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? I know any such footnote would be wrong. Disproving it ever existed is trickier. I can imagine a statement that it "represents the Devanagari candrabindu", which could after the passage of years change into the claim in someone's human memory. > > 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. That reminds me - what if anything is happening about Tamil script candrabindu? You reported that U+0310 was being used in that rôle. Richard.