From: Sandeep Srivastava (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jan 30 2006 - 03:08:20 CST
Thanks Mark. I now understand the intention of ZWJ and ZWNJ.
On 1/28/06, Mark Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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:
> > Hi,
> > 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?
> > Thanks,
> > Sandeep
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