|Topics||Fonts and Typefaces | Unicode | Developing Writing System Implementations (WSI) | Phonetic Writing Systems|
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This document explains why pitch contours, which are used in linguistic analysis and documentation of tone languages, have been encoded in the SIL Corporate PUA and in the SIL Unicode Roman fonts. The paper discusses the existing tone marking systems in Unicode and provides a rationale for adding pitch contours to the PUA, along with a detailed discussion of how such characters have been encoded and implemented.
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