From: John Jenkins (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jul 29 2003 - 19:50:36 EDT
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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