Date: Mon Jul 14 2003 - 07:55:59 EDT
On 14/07/2003 11:10:35 Peter Kirk wrote:
>But one part of it might be rescued, if I understand rendering
>technologies correctly. Internally within a font only, Vladimir may
>define glyphs for his precomposed characters and assign PUA code points
>to them. In fact this seems to be how MS deals with some Hebrew
>presentation forms (ones which aren't in FB1D-FB4F) in Times New Roman.
>Then it can be part of the rendering technology Vladimir uses to
>substitute for the standard Unicode for his letter-accent combinations
>the PUA codes for the precomposed glyphs. For example, on a Microsoft
>system this may be included in an OpenType table, and Uniscribe (but
>only the soon to be released version which can process Cyrillic text)
>will perform the required glyph substitution.
None of the modern rendering technologies (OpenType, Graphite, AAT)
require that PUA (or any other) code points be assigned to such
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