From: Kent Karlsson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Mar 30 2006 - 02:33:38 CST
Vinod Kumar wrote:
> But if the font does not have the half Nga or conjunct glyphs
> as is normal,
> then the correct rendering is <gNga gHalant gMatraI gKa>.
It's a bad idea to make positioning font dependent. It's like saying
that bidi reordering should be font dependent.
> I am sick and tired of people glibly claiming that
> <gMatraI GNga gHalant gKa> is valid display for the
> character sequence.
There is a vast difference between spelling and fallback rendering.
A great many fallbacks that are quite unacceptable from a spelling
point of view have been used for Latin letters (and have even been
> <cons1 halant ZWNJ cons2>. The 'something' that Kent refers to has its
> incarnations in Uniscribe that stands between the font and
I'm saying that
1) it should be *before* Uniscribe (in that particular system), and
2) i think there is more than one computer system that may
display Indic scripts...
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