On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Eric Mader wrote:
> We've discovered a problem with the way my engine renders Alef Maksura. My
> shaping tables say that this letter should only join with letters on the
Your tables are wrong or outdated. The official Unicode table at:
0649; ALEF MAKSURA; D; YEH
which means that ALEF MAKSURA is a dual joining letter.
> So, I don't know what's the right way to fix this. No matter what I do, it
> seems that some text will be rendered incorrectly with some fonts... Can
> someone please provide me with some guidance?
This is a bug in the fonts, they're simply outdated. The solutions are
different, one is if the font has the glyphs, you can hack its shaping
table. We have a tool for doing this for TrueType Open fonts, which I can
give to you.
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