From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Jul 07 2005 - 10:59:16 CDT
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Of John Hudson
> > Just as it is practically impossible to display an infinite number
> > combining diacritics on Latin letters?
> One eventually runs out of space on the paper, but other than this, I
don't see a
> 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.
Indeed, it's impossible to display an infinite number of anything.
As John says, a font can stack and stack and stack, though it's not
clear to me who really needs that:
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