From: Mark Davis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jan 28 2006 - 12:24:13 CST
The problem is the use of the word "force". ZWJ and ZWNJ are "requests"
(not requirements!) that the rendering system form a ligature if one is
available. For more information, read the relevant sections of the
Unicode standard (available online, if you don't have a copy).
Sandeep Srivastava wrote:
> How can I force 'a' and 'e' to get combined so that it is displayed as
> the ligature 'ae'? The ZWJ doesn't work here??
> I also found that every script has a different 'combining mark' to
> combine characters. For example, U+09CD is the combining mark used for
> the Bengali script, and U+094D is the combining mark used for the
> Hindi script. If that's the case, then what is the use of ZWJ?
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