Flown dot support (Catalan language)


#1

Hello there,
one of my users at mastodont.cat had noticed that we catalan users can’t use hashtag of words including letter “l·l”, double letter l with a flown dot (·) in between.
If we use hashtag with “l·l”, all letters after the flown dot are ignored so the hashtag get broken.
In catalan there are a lot of words with “l·l” letter, example are “il·lusió”, “paral·lel”, “cel·la” etc.
Check Interpunct - Wikipedia to better understanding.

Birdsite added support to flown dot some time ago, April 14th 2015, so could be really nice that Mastodon
do the same now.

Thanks in advance


#2

Hi,

Just additional info. Middle dot char U+00B7 is used as medial inner-word char.

I hope Mastodon will follow Unicode UAX #31
http://unicode.org/reports/tr31/

This annex describes specifications for recommended defaults for the use of Unicode in the definitions of identifiers and in pattern-based syntax. It also supplies guidelines for use of normalization with identifiers.

Thanks,
Joan Montané