Re: ZWJ and Latin Ligatures

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Tue Jul 02 2002 - 15:37:59 EDT

On Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 12:51 PM, Marco Cimarosti wrote:

> The next step could be standardizing the values of the glyph indexes, so
> that the entire "GSUB"/"morx" table can be copied in from a template, and
> type designers can concentrate on drawing the outlines.

The typical approach these days is for the tools that provide advanced
layout table support to be keyed to glyph name. Apple's tools allow glyph
name, glyph number, of Unicode code point as glyph identifiers. As you
say, it makes it possible to cut-and-paste source files and is very handy.

John H. Jenkins

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