From: John H. Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Nov 01 2007 - 10:16:44 CST
On Nov 1, 2007, at 8:41 AM, Andrew West wrote:
> If you were going to ask me what the "best" way to represent kanji
> ligatures such as <U+2FF5 U+9580 U+9F8D> would be under an ideal
> Unicode model, I would say as <U+9580 U+200D U+9F8D>, using ZWJ to
> indicate the ligation, and smart fonts would ligate the two components
> into a single glyph if they could.
Actually, do it without the ZWJ, which would break the IDS syntax.
Just make the ligature on by default. This may not work with OT
because layout engines wouldn't be looking for default ligatures in
Han text, but it would be trivial in AAT.
John H. Jenkins
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