From: Michael S. Kaplan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 24 2007 - 11:07:39 CST
From: "Andrew West" <email@example.com>
> On 24/11/2007, John Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> As of recent versions of Notepad, the default plain text editor in
>> Windows, the same is
>> true of the Latin script: OTL <rlig> and <liga> lookups are processed
>> (<dlig> of course, are not, because the feature is off by default). If
>> one wants to
>> inhibit ligation, one can insert ZWNJ.
> I suspect that it is not Notepad per se that is doing this, but Uniscribe.
>> This is how it should be, and other plain text editors should do
> Generally speaking, on Windows, plain text editors that support
> Unicode are limited in what OT features they support by the version of
> Uniscribe that is on the user's system.
I think Andrew has the right take here -- and note that the ligatures are
optional in some fonts and default in others (notably the C* fonts, which
has lad to a bit of controversy since not everyone wants them always....
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