From: John H. Jenkins (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 18 2008 - 13:31:46 CST
On Nov 18, 2008, at 12:25 PM, John Hudson wrote:
> Something like a list of named sequences would be useful as a
> reference of *known* base+mark combinations likely to occur in text,
> and as such would be useful for font developers employing many-to-
> one glyph substitution ('ligation') to provide precomposed glyphs
> for such sequences. But dynamic mark positioning using anchors is a
> much more flexible approach, and has the benefit of being able to
> support arbitrary combinations of bases and marks, such that one
> doesn't need to know what sequences are more or less likely to occur
> in text.
It would nonetheless be useful for QA purposes.
> You can't build a healthy democracy with people
> who believe in little green men from Venus.
> -- Arthur C. Clark
Um, unless I'm much mistaken, Sir Arthur spelled his name with an "e"
at the end. Unless this is some *other* Arthur C. Clark(e). :-)
John H. Jenkins
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