From: Christopher Fynn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jun 09 2005 - 22:21:55 CDT
Mete Kural wrote:
> I also agree with you that some markup elements should interrupt text flow such as <TD> and others such as <SPAN> should not interrupt text flow, hence not force Arabic letters to seperate from each other.
With complex scripts a problem may arise when a sequence of two or more
characters are normally displayed as a ligature (single glyph). If there is
a markup element specifying say a color change in the middle of such a
sequence how is a normal text application or rendering engine supposed to
display parts of a single glyph in different colors?? Glyphs for the
individual characters could be displayed seperatly but then the ligature
(which might be *required* for the language ) might not be displayed properly.
Which takes precedence in such a situation, the ligature formation required
to display the language correctly or the color change specified by the markup?
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