Re: Font mapping

From: Cuong Bui (
Date: Mon Mar 13 1995 - 16:24:07 EST

>The scenario is this: in the case of writing systems that do not have
>a one-to-one Unicode codepoint->Glyph mapping (e.g. Arabic, Indic,
>Vietnamese, etc.), we currently expect every font for these writing
>systems to be mapped in a particular arrangement. This allows us to
>implement a single composition automata for each writing system that
>requires it, instead of creating a Unicode codepoint->Glyph mapping
>table for each font.

There is a one-to-one mapping between Unicode and Vietnamese characters
(VISCII encoding).

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