RE: TTF and Unicode surrogates

From: David Goldsmith (
Date: Fri May 15 1998 - 16:28:07 EDT

Murray Sargent ( wrote:

>David Goldsmith outlines a fourth approach that we've also looked at, namely
>using ligatures. Off hand this would seem to be an expensive way to handle

Without getting into a discussion of how efficient ligatures are, is this
likely to be an issue for characters allocated outside Plane 0? I mean,
how fast does Klingon have to draw?

David Goldsmith
International and Text Department Architect
Apple Computer, Inc.

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