Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 06:03:48 CDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Hudson" <email@example.com>
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >> If rendering presented insuperable practical issues, rather than
> >> theoretical issues, that would be an adequate reason for
> >> abandoning the idea.
> > Just as it is practically impossible to display an infinite number of
> > combining diacritics on Latin letters?
> One eventually runs out of space on the paper,
Well, that is an insepurable practical issue.
> but other than this,
> I don't see a problem displaying a large number of combining
> diacritics on Latin letters, at least from a font perspective. The
> key is that one is not, in fact, applying all the marks to the
> letter, but applying marks one to each other in chains.
As I had said in the same message which you truncated:
"There is a relative mark to mark positioning feature."
(You are reading the right stuff, John, congratulations!)
-- St Elias Coptic Community
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