RE: Suggestions in Unicode Indic FAQ

From: Keyur Shroff (
Date: Mon Feb 03 2003 - 00:31:46 EST

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    --- Kent Karlsson <> wrote:
    > >
    > > No fallback rendering is coming into picture with your explanation.
    > Yes, there is. A character sequence <FULL STOP, VOWEL SIGN E> (say)
    > is very unlikely to have a ligature, specially adapted (and fitting)
    > adjustment points, or similar. The rendering would in that sense
    > need to use a fallback mechanism that renders an "approximation"
    > for this rare combination.

    Do you mean to say that an application has to take care of combination of
    all other Unicode characters with each combining marks in the fallback
    mechanism for such approximation? Can you count the number of combinations
    which may result in millions!?

    - Keyur

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