Re: ZWJ and Latin Ligatures (was Re: (long) Re: Chromatic font research)

From: James Kass (
Date: Sat Jul 06 2002 - 02:05:50 EDT

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From: "Asmus Freytag" <>
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 1:08 PM

> Therefore, I would be much happier if the discussion of the
> 'standard' case wasn't as anglo-centric and allowed more directly
> for the fact that while fonts are in control of what ligatures
> are provided, layout engines may be in control of what and how
> many optional ligatures to use, the text (!) must be in control of
> where ligatures are mandatory or prohibited.

Well stated.

Perhaps the best 'higher level protocol' is the mentation of the

Best regards,

James Kass.

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