From: Tom Emerson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jun 14 2005 - 13:22:42 CDT
Mete Kural writes:
> >Let me predict that someone will want so badly to color the alif portion of
> >a lam-alif ligature that he makes a gif of what that ligature would look
> >like and posts it here.
> Yup, you're right. We have some special needs to color parts of an
> Arabic word in a different color.
'nuff said. "Special needs" should be handled by a customized version
of Pango or some other rendering engine that can be modified to deal
with this, and not adding endless and generally needless complication
to an already complicated issue.
The next thing people are going to want is a way to use IDC sequences
mixed with markup so they can colorize part of a hanzi.
-- Tom Emerson Basis Technology Corp. Software Architect http://www.basistech.com "Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and you suck forever"
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