From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 19 2004 - 13:30:35 EST
> Marion Gunn raised a question which I'd paraphrase as, How can
> dotless-i be guaranteed in Irish texts? By "guarantee," I take this to
> mean in
> all representations regardless of font selection--i.e., the underlying
> form vs.
> the surface form.
If it's really necessary to facilitate that, Marion (or whoever) should
propose a variation-selector sequence.
As for the sociolinguistic issues, the factors and perspectives on those
questions have filled more than one book.
> The only affirmative answer I saw to Marion's
> questions was
> that OpenType may soon support alternative characters for diffrerent
It supports it now; it's a matter of when applications will start to
support that functionality.
> and we're not all experts.
Gee, we're not?
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