Re: unicode Digest V5 #149

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Sat Jun 18 2005 - 11:05:08 CDT

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    At 13:07 +0300 2005-06-18, Ahmad Gharbeia wrote:
    >Yes, all the cases described as justifications for the need for glyph
    >colouring within normal typesetting.
    >This is how subjects like grammar, morphology, orthography, gender
    >endings, plural types, etc. were taught to us as children.

    Books for children learning to read the alphabet which require this
    kind of colour intervention are less than 1% of Arabic typesetting,
    surely. Those books are normally richly illustrated as well. Tools
    exist which can assist in both the illustration and in the
    specialized colour setting of ligatures.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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