From: Kent Karlsson (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 28 2006 - 15:59:19 CST
Andrew West wrote:
> determined by the rendering system (e.g. for Mongolian where
> particular glyph forms may be used for writing foreign words)
Sounds to me that they deserve separate encoding rather than
using the hack of FVS.
> or where
> the user needs to override the contextual rules (e.g. to display a
> particular contextual glyph form in isolation), then the user needs to
> explicitly select the desired glyph form by applying the appropriate
> variation selector. As Asmus says, this usage is analogous to the use
> of ZWJ and ZWNJ to select particular glyph forms in other scripts.
Since Mongolian and Phags-Pa are cursive scripts, I guess ZWJ/ZWNJ
has a role for these two scripts too...
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