Re: Glyph rendering?

From: Roozbeh Pournader (
Date: Thu Feb 17 2000 - 03:57:20 EST

On Wed, 16 Feb 2000, Paul J. Lewis wrote:

> b) Basically, the same problem but for Arabic. Also, in Arabic it seems
> there are several character rendering variants that, I guess, would be
> called ligatures. How and where are these applied? Is there anywhere I
> can find a list of the common ones used in standard published material
> and their glyph-shapes? Would these perhaps be represented in Unicode
> as 'presentation types'?

Your Arabic text can be without ligatures, except the necessary one, the
LAM-ALEF ligature. You should take a look at the Unicode book, the part
that describes these.


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