From: Rahul Bhalerao (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Jul 07 2008 - 06:08:48 CDT
On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Andrew West <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2008/7/7 Pravin S <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> Philippe has already explained all the points present in proposal
> That fills me with confidence!
>> As per Devanagari syllable rule Matra's can,t combine with vowel's,
> Is that really true? Is this stated in the Unicode Standard?
Yes! Unicode standard clearly disallows formation of Independent Vowel
characters as a combination of other Independent Vowel and Dependent
>> In fact recent character added in Unicode 5.1 U+0972 'ॲ' was also came
>> due to this reason only
>> since अ + ॅ  combining was not possible due to script grammar.
>> The same is not allowed in all Rendering Engine(ICU, PANGO and Uniscribe too).
> Well, it works perfectly OK on my Windows system using Uniscribe and
> the Code2000 font -- see attached image.
The screenshot attached, is either a bug in font or the layout engine,
it is not giving the expected behavior (as in ICU, Pango etc.)
according to Unicode standard.
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