Re: [OpenType] Proposal: Ligatures w/ ZWJ in OpenType

Date: Fri Jul 19 2002 - 15:14:11 EDT

On 07/19/2002 12:46:43 PM David Possin wrote:

>Basically it says at the end you don't need ligatures anymore and if
>you really need it, leave it to the experts, they have a gut feeling,
>as nobody understands the old rules anymore. The author is very firm
>about Americans trying to understand German ligatures: Don't even try!

This seems to be supporting the suggestion that default rendering behaviour
for German should be that no standard Latin ligatures should appear.

- 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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