Re: Devanagari composing help needed

From: John Hudson (
Date: Thu Jun 07 2007 - 19:27:08 CDT

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    Jeroen wrote:

    > It gets even funnier when you add Aparajita into the mix, seems that font is
    > more conforming then:


    In this graphic, Aparajita is displaying the conjunct using a half form + full form +
    floating rakar sequence. Mangal is displaying the conjunct using a traditional vertical
    ligature form + floating rakar. Either is readable and grammatically correct, although I
    prefer the traditional ligature form.

    > It seems Mangal in Vista received a substantial overhaul though.


    John Hudson

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