Re: Back to Hebrew, was OT:darn'd fools

From: John Jenkins (
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 19:50:36 EDT

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    That really depends on the rendering engine. AAT can handle it without
    too much difficulty (or, at least, the mathematical equivalent).

    On Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at 5:11 PM, Peter Kirk wrote:

    > Either I have not made myself clear or my understanding of the
    > rendering process is even less than I thought. Perhaps I should have
    > said "glyph" rather than "character". But the real point is that I am
    > suggesting some kind of flag which could be preserved from outputting
    > on glyph to outputting the next, on the lines of "the last glyph I
    > output was a vowel" or "... a consonant" - with "vowel" or "consonant"
    > defined simply as one of a particular list of glyphs or combinations.
    > Is that possible, or is the rendering engine unable to preserve any
    > kind of state from glyph to glyph?
    John H. Jenkins

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