The ArabicShaping file just covers the basic cursive shaping of the
characters. For the full shaping algorithm, you'll have to consult the text of
Unicode 3.0 (forthcoming).
> I was comparing this file on the Unicode ftp site:
> With this document on the www site:
> especially this chapter:
> ArabicShaping.txt explains Syriac joining in the terms of the same two
> joining classes defined for Arabic:
> - Right Linking (may join with the letter on right side, totalling 2
> contextual forms)
> - Dual Linking (may join with the letters on right and/or left sides,
> totalling 4 contextual forms)
> But .../syriac/joinrule.htm adds a few extra classes that apply to letter
> Which one is right for Unicode 3.0? If ArabicShaping.txt file is right, is
> the Syriac alaph to be handled with ad-hoc ligatures?
> Where could I find similar information about Mongolian?
> Thanks for any info.
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