Re: (long) Re: Chromatic font research

From: Stefan Persson (alsjebegrijptwatikbedoel@yahoo.se)
Date: Sat Jun 29 2002 - 12:53:03 EDT


----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ewell" <dewell@adelphia.net>
To: "William Overington" <WOverington@ngo.globalnet.co.uk>;
<unicode@unicode.org>
Cc: <Peter_Constable@sil.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 29, 2002 5:20 PM
Subject: Re: (long) Re: Chromatic font research

> This isn't limited to ligatures, either. Font designers also regularly
> include a glyph for U+00E1 LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH ACUTE. You can
> either encode U+00E1 directly and see the glyph, or you can encode
> U+0061 U+0301 (a ) and get the same glyph. This doesn't even require
> OpenType, just non-spacing glyphs.

This does require the use of OpenType since the accent should be placed at
different places for different characters.

Stefan

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