RE: Chromatic font research

From: Marco Cimarosti (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 08:19:10 EDT

> In Egyptian in the coffin texts passages are put in red, and this has
> a meaning, but it doesn't mean that we wouldn't do it with markup.
> Though if it WERE done by character encoding, it would be via BEGIN
> RUBRIC and END RUBRIC characters functioning like left and right
> parentheses leaving the display up to the very clever Egyptian-savvy
> renderer.

Wait: the issue being discussed is when *parts* of a glyph have different
colors. Changing the color of whole characters or passages is not an issue:
just use markup. (Either standard or home-made markup :-)

_ Marco

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