Re: Byzantine Musical Symbols Questions

From: Tom Gewecke (
Date: Sun Jan 04 2004 - 12:56:44 EST

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    >To form the combinations without using PUA code-points I think you would need
    >to use some kind of "smart" font format system like OpenType, Graphite or AAT.
    >This is exactly how e.g. Indic scripts work - there is no need of characters
    >or code-points for the combining glyph forms of letters or for pre-composed

    Does it make any difference that in the case of Indic scripts the Standard
    provides elaborate rules for the way this should be done in response to the
    input of virama and various other combining and joiner characters, while
    there is nothing like this for Byzantine music?

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