From: Peter Kirk (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jul 10 2003 - 15:46:59 EDT
On 10/07/2003 11:37, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
>At Peter pointed out, however, it is neither expected or reasonable
>to have to go back through and drop in ZWNJ's at every relevant
>location in existing Turkish or Azeri text, simply to prevent
>fi ligation. Such use of ZWNJ is intended to be exceptional,
>to deal with special cases.
>The general solutions depend either on use of fonts (or more
>generally, renderers) which block such ligation across the
>board. It is my understanding that modern font technologies
>allow the choice of ligation to essentially be a style selection
>for the font. How well various applications take advantage
>of that and make the choice available easily to end users may
>be an open issue still, but the fundamental pieces to do this
>correctly are available.
Thank you, Ken. I think you get my point. I am not so interested in
character level mechaisms for disabling the ligature as in higher level
features. But I guess I am really thinking in terms of markup, so
outside the domain of Unicode, which might disable ligation.
-- Peter Kirk email@example.com http://web.onetel.net.uk/~peterkirk/
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