From: Roozbeh Pournader (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Mar 22 2009 - 21:14:11 CST
On Sun, 2009-03-22 at 17:37 +0530, Mahesh T. Pai wrote:
> > AFAIK OpenOffice uses the ICU library on linux. Other programs build upon the ICU
> > (such as xetex) work without any problem with SMP characters.
> True; even Pango is likely to be outdated.
Outdated how? As far as I can tell, Pango tends to support the latest
version of Unicode in each release, and major releases happen every six
months. Support for non-BMP characters has also been in Pango (and the
rest of GNOME) for years now.
Also, Unicode 5.1 support has been in Pango since March 2008, a short
while before the official release of the standard update itself in early
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