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Unicode Demystified by Richard Gillam

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Punctuation

The other thing you need for a writing system to be complete (generally speaking—there are exceptions) is punctuation. As with all of the other character categories, Unicode includes a wide variety of punctuation marks, some specific only to one writing system and some common to several systems. As we've seen, script-specific punctuation marks are scattered throughout the Unicode encoding range. Also, two encoding blocks are reserved exclusively for punctuation marks. We'll take a brief look at the whole universe of Unicode punctuation and then study a few of the more interesting cases more closely.

Script-Specific Punctuation

A lot of punctuation marks have been scattered throughout the Unicode encoding range. Some, mainly those ...

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