Unicode U+2E2F, Cyrillic Yerik (Vertical Tilde) Cover Image
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Unicode U+2E2F, Cyrillic Yerik (Vertical Tilde)
Unicode U+2E2F, Cyrillic Yerik (Vertical Tilde)

Author(s): Sebastian Kempgen, Ralf Cleminson, Kiril Ribarov, David Birnbaum
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: Unicode 5.1; Vertical Tilde; characters and glifs

Summary/Abstract: In the previous volume of Scripta & e-Scripta (vol. 6, 2008), the authors published a "White Paper" concerning "Early Cyrillic Writing after Unicode 5.1", which commented upon achievements in Unicode version 5.1 as well as candidates for future inclusion and variants. The White Paper was accompanied by a large table that included, among other things, representative glyphs for each character and its assigned codepoint in Unicode 5.1. Copies of both documents were distributed to participants in the XIVth International Congress of Slavists, held in Ohrid in September 2008. In the printed version, the Unicode code point for the vertical tilde, a new addition to Unicode version 5.1, was given as U+2E3A. However, as was brought to our attention later, the vertical tilde was assigned a different code point for the final published version of the Unicode standard, v. 5.1. In the standard, the correct code point for this glyph is U+2E2F (see http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2E00.pdf).

  • Issue Year: 2009
  • Issue No: 7
  • Page Range: 9-12
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English