Re: Conflicting principles

From: John Cowan (
Date: Thu Aug 07 2003 - 16:57:53 EDT

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    Kent Karlsson scripsit:

    > 4) Encode the vowel signs as combining characters, after
    > the base characters they logical follow. Consider them as
    > "double" [width] combining characters, that happen to
    > have no "ink" above/below the character they apply to,
    > but (like double width combining characters) have ink
    > over/under the glyph for the base character that follows.

    Cool. But an immediate problem comes to mind: what if there is a
    line break between the two base characters?

    The man that wanders far              
    from the walking tree                 
            --first line of a non-existent poem by:         John Cowan

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