Re: Questions on ZWNBS - for line initial holam plus alef

From: Noah Levitt (
Date: Thu Sep 18 2003 - 20:36:14 EDT

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    On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:57:11 -0700, Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    > Kent asked:
    > > How should a freestanding double diacritic be encoded (for purposes of
    > > meta-discussions, and the like): <SPACE, dbl diacritic> or <SPACE, dbl
    > > diacritic, SPACE>?
    > It *could* be represented as <SPACE, dbl_diacritic, SPACE>, of course,
    > or for that matter <SPACE, dbl_diacritic, TAB>, or other possibilities.
    > The combining character sequence, in either case, is the
    > <SPACE, dbl_diacritic> sequence.

    How should a text rendering library deal with <SPACE,
    dbl_diacritic>? Should the character after the diacritic be
    drawn under the right half of the diacritic, or beyond its
    rightmost ink?


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