From: John H. Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2007 - 10:15:19 CST
On Nov 1, 2007, at 7:17 AM, Ed Trager wrote:
> In the particular case of the glyph for Ben's name, is it not already
> within the realm of possibility to construct and OpenType font that,
> upon seeing the sequence "⿵門龍" would substitute a single
> glyph via the GSUB table or some other similar mechanism?
> And, as a reward, volunteers may get the chance to encode their own
> special IDS-based "ligature" ideographs directly into this
> widely-used, widely-distributed Open Source font. Sounds like a good
> deal to me! :-)
No, it's a bad deal, because it would only be in the one font and
would encourage people to make these things up which creates problems
(as in Ben's case) if the one font isn't used.
John H. Jenkins
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