Re: Sinhala encoding issues

Date: Wed Jun 09 2004 - 15:02:05 CDT

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    Paul Nelson (TYPOGRAPHY) scripsit:

    > My assumption is the only "SINHALA" or "SINHALA " is sent to the Sinhala
    > engine.


    > How does Unicode propose making sure that, in the plain text case, that
    > the space before the Sinhala combining mark is glued to the combining
    > mark and not the previous word? What about in line wrapping scenario
    > (only applies to when space is used)?

    I think the answer is that when SP/NBSP is followed by a Sinhala letter,
    it is no longer a Common script item but a Sinhala one.

    John Cowan                      
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