Re: Printing and Displaying Dependent Vowels

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 04:49:14 EST

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    At 01:55 +0100 2004-03-26, Chris Jacobs wrote:

    > > Avarangal scripsit:
    > > > Can any one provide information on the sequences used for diplaying
    > > > and printing dependent vowels as standalones.
    > > The standards-conforming way to do so is to precede the dependent vowel
    > > with a space character (U+0020).
    >> If this sequence is not displayed correctly, complain to your software or
    > > font vendor, but it should be.
    >Here I disagree. A font does not have to support each and every combining
    >sequence. If he needs fonts which support combining sequences starting with
    >a space char he surely should look for those, but that is no reason to
    >complain about those fonts that dont.

    Someone makingg an Indic font should consider this particular concern.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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