From: Elliotte Harold (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 24 2007 - 17:50:26 CST
James Kass wrote:
> People generate PDFs from plain text and also from HTML. If I were
> using HTML for the purpose of reproducing a page from a two hundred
> year old book, I would want to preserve the ligature information. As
> something of a purist, I would want my reproduction to have ligatures
> where the original had ligatures, and not have ligatures where the
> original hadn't any.
If you require that level of typographic fidelity, you wouldn't be using
HTML. Ligatures would be the least of your worries in that scenario.
-- Elliotte Rusty Harold email@example.com Java I/O 2nd Edition Just Published! http://www.cafeaulait.org/books/javaio2/ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596527500/ref=nosim/cafeaulaitA/
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