Re: Representative glyphs for combining kannada signs

From: Richard Wordingham (
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 14:01:04 CST

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    Andrew West wrote:

    >> Please read my explanation carefully. Unscribe plays a role in the
    >> symptoms displayed by Charmap, to be sure. Charmap could have been
    >> written to avoid Uniscribe's font fallback, and arguably should have
    >> been, which is why I referred to it as a Charmap issue.

    > OK, so the fact that exactly the same behaviour (i.e. with Arial
    > Unicode MS selected only Oriya digits are displayed) is seen in
    > Notepad with Uniscribe version 1.409.2600.1106 and later (but not with
    > Uniscribe version 1.405.2416.1 or earlier) is a bug in Notepad ?!

    I think the presumption is that Notepad is intended to display words
    (possibly even sentences). On this basis, I think Peter is implying that
    the error is in the *user* for choosing a font without OTL for a script that
    needs OTL.


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