From: James Kass (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Oct 30 2007 - 16:44:42 CST
Kenneth Whistler wrote,
> Translated, the combination of those two paragraphs means that
> if you use IDS, you can't depend on anybody *else* to draw
> a Han character for you -- nobody is required to do so, and
> in fact the whole section is so hedged with the difficulties
> and interpretative issues involved, that nobody is even
> encouraged to do so.
The whole section is so hedged with comments about maximum
recursion levels and related concepts that it seems T.U.S.
expects that some applications will do so.
> But if you insist, the standard isn't going to say that you *cannot*
> write an implementation to do so for your own edification -- you
> "may" display an IDS as a constructed glyph.
Leaving decisions about rendering to the people responsible
for rendering strikes me as the best practice.
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