Michael Everson scripsit:
> I have to confess I don't understand what you are talking about at
> all. Get me them tools, John!
Ligature tables at a high level tell you things like "The glyph 'a'
and the glyph 'acute accent' should be merged to form the glyph
'aacute'." Internally, though, it reads more like "A #502 followed
by a #397 should be replaced by a #929", where the numbers (or
names, in some contexts) *represent* the actual glyph outlines.
You could write "#202 followed by #999 becomes SHAVIAN PEEP glyph"
without there being any actual outlines for #202 or #999, but as
John says, if something actually called for a #202 to be imaged,
the rendering software would go belly-up.
I hope this helps.
-- John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org At times of peril or dubitation, http://www.ccil.org/~cowan Perform swift circular ambulation, http://www.reutershealth.com With loud and high-pitched ululation.
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