Thanks to all for the input on this question. I'm actually less
concerned at the moment with how to encode it than I am with what it
is or how to understand its use here--that is, would it be understood
by the compositor/printer as standing in for a "c", or as a distinct
typographical practice in which this particular character (a left
quotation mark set low in the line) is characteristic.
At 9:27 AM +0100 5/14/08, John Tone Young wrote:
>In Julia's position, my instinct would be to create a new entity for
>this character and worry about how to output it later. Perhaps this
>is merely dodging the question, but it does seem there are several
>plausible accounts of what the character actually 'is' so it might be
>wise to keep your options open.