RE: Multiple diacritics

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Tue Jun 07 2005 - 18:57:58 CDT

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    > From: []
    On Behalf
    > Of Chris Jacobs

    > > 1. U+0268 latin small letter i with stroke combined with an accute
    > The correct way: use a font which supports ligatures and define a
    > for U+0268 + accent.
    > A quick hack: use a turkish dotless i with a combining overlay U+0335

    If at all possible, avoid quick hacks -- they grow into long-term

    The solution is to use software and fonts that support dynamic
    composition of combining marks (using mechanisms such as
    contextually-determined alternate glyphs, ligatures and mark positioning
    based on anchors).

    The Doulos SIL font used with Word 2003 is an example of a solution that
    does what you want.

    Peter Constable

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