cowan@... wrote:
> Michael Everson scripsit:
> > ><a> is a grapheme, and <A> is a grapheme? How do you capture the
> > >relationship between them?
> >
> > Um, size and shape?
> No, I capture the relationship between them by the abstract relationship called
> case, which operates in only five scripts (in the Unicode sense of "script",
> not in the sense in which it is a cover term for "alphabet", "abjad", "abugida",
> etc.).

Putting a label on a phenomenon doesn't explain it.

There are equally good reasons for considering the two things to be and
not to be components of a single "grapheme."
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...