Re: Ligatures in Turkish and Azeri, was: Accented ij ligatures

From: James H. Cloos Jr. (
Date: Thu Jul 10 2003 - 16:33:50 EDT

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    >>>>> "Peter" == Peter Kirk <> writes:

    Peter> Maybe, but it is hardly realistic to expect all existing
    Peter> Turkish and Azeri text to be recoded to insert a character in
    Peter> the middle of each f - i sequence.

    But a lot of it already does do that. In TeX Turkish uses f{}i to
    block the (font’s) ligation. ’roff does something similar. I’m
    sure all of the other text-source publishing systems do as well.

    Even the WYSI(NR)WYG¹ must be doming something to accomplish that.


    ¹ NR ≡ Not Really

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