Re: ZWJ and Latin Ligatures

Date: Fri Jul 19 2002 - 09:48:35 EDT

On 07/18/2002 08:18:40 PM Eric Muller wrote:

>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.

Indeed, that's true. And we wouldn't be at all upset if Uniscribe supported

Part of the design spec for Graphite did allow the state machine to reside
in a file other than the font. This hasn't yet been implemented, but is on
the list of possible additions.

- Peter

Peter Constable

Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International
7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA
Tel: +1 972 708 7485
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