Re: Proposal to add 2 Romanian characters

From: Patrick Andries (
Date: Mon Apr 26 2004 - 19:53:23 EDT

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    Raymond Mercier wrote:

    >> John Hudson writes:
    >>> Forget dead keys. Dead keys are only useful if you can perform a
    >>> character level mapping
    >>> to a precomposed character code. As such, it is a mechanism that is
    >>> effectively useless
    >>> for composing sequences that need to be rendered as either
    >>> dynamically composed
    >>> combinations (e.g. using OpenType GPOS mark attachment) or unencoded
    >>> ligatures at the
    >>> glyph level (e.g. using OpenType GSUB many-to-one substitution).
    >>> Rather than having an
    >>> 'acute dead key', it is better to simply have a combining acute key,
    >>> and enter the sequence as
    >>> <Icircumflex, acute>
    >> This is new to me. Where do I learn more ?

    If you read French, as you name seems to suggest, may I recommend :

    (not above criticism but very useful and interesting)

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