>This was one of the basic
>design criteria in order to ensure that support for a script could be added
>by building a font using tools assessible to people with less that than
>C-programming skills and without requiring any re-write of software.
Actually, the goal of "easily add shapping for a new orthography" and
the goal of "do not duplicate in all fonts what really belongs to an
orthography" are not as incompatible as we paint them. For example,
there could a be plug-in mechanism (and those plug-ins could be written
in a special-purpose language) for Uniscribe.
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