Re: Variation selectors and vowel marks

From: Antoine Leca (
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 05:21:17 EDT

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    On Thursday, April 29, 2004 2:17 PM, C J Fynn va escriure:

    > In font lookups, where a variant glyph form of a base character is
    > displayed due to the presence of a VS character, the lookups for
    > glyph forms of subsequent dependant vowel marks will be dependant
    > on the variant base glyph (as long as the base glyph substitution has
    > been applied first).

    Then there is a easy "solution": to make the VS effect over the mark be of
    more "priority" (that is, occuring before) than any subsitution that occurs
    between the base and the mark.

    We already do that with Indic scripts, and yes, it is already a nightmare.


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