Answer from Blair Murri
Anwer to my open questions from Blair Murri:
This is in response to your web page
(http://www.heiner-eichmann.de/gedcom/ansquest.htm) that I found by following
Rafal T. Prinke [SMTP:rafalp@AMU.EDU.PL]'s message to the GEDCOM-L list message
titled "ANSEL problem" and dated (on my system) Tuesday, August 22, 2000 4:51
First point. The only technical reference reference to ANSEL that I ever saw
came from a book on charsets published by ANSI. It costs over US$90. I don't
believe that ANSEL documentation ever was available on the web. Copyright
violations and all that.
As to the questions you raise in your web site:
Can non-spacing characters be cascaded?
Can non-spacing characters be followed by non-latin characters?
This one doesn't have a good example. The latin character AE is a latin
character, and yes, in ANSEL, it can have a macron. Non-latin characters don't
exist in either ANSEL or ASCII, and so, are not representable in ANSEL.
Can non-spacing characters be followed by a space?
If I remember correctly, they can, but it has been a few years since I read the