For what it's worth, just to add to this discussion...
Particular font technology is basically irrelevant in a Unicode system
implementation because you need so much more than mere fonts. For instance,
we have an operating environment, code named "Rhapsody", which is capable of
doing a fair job of Unicode rendering & text storage including "everything
but BiDi". It uses PostScript fonts and the PostScript imaging model
everywhere. As far as I can tell, PostScript fonts neither help nor hinder;
and someone ends up doing the work, at some time, to deal with the display
details for complex scripts, no matter what font technology is used.
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