> Happy Solstice, folks-
Er, equinox? It's 7 weeks after Imbolc and 6 weeks before Bealtaine.
> a (the letter) ¯ (the macron) ` (the grave) --both from ISOdia.pen
Do you have a meaning for ".pen"? (my Acronym Server at
http://www.ucc.ie/acronyms also holds filetypes, and I don't have this
> which, in sanskrit, gives me the long "a" with what is called udaatta
> accent (simplified, the primary of 4 degrees of syllabic stress)- ideas?
> It seems like this should be possible b/c of having separate macron and
> grave entities in the ISOdia.pen set, for instance-- they'd have to usable
> WITH something, it seems to stand to reason.
As far as I know, current practice is to prefix the combined character
with the upper accent as a float, so a macron over an a-grave would be
¯à whereas a grave accent over an a-macron would be
This may be for processing convenience (eg in TeX systems, where
multiple floating accents are possible). You could ask on TEI-L or