From: Andreas Prilop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Jul 21 2009 - 09:28:33 CDT
On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Henrik Theiling wrote:
> Is there any detailed documentation about HEH and HEH GOAL
> concerning usage and glyph shape?
You don't give us the Unicode code points. Let's assume
you mean U+0647 and U+06C1, mkay?
Any textbook on Urdu will show you the Urdu letter "he",
i.e. U+06C1. See
Online resources are
and those mentioned at the bottom of
Typographically, U+06C1 is just a handwritten form of Arabic "ha";
similar to U+06D2, a handwritten form of Arabic "ya".
> I am currently implementing a font for Arabic but HEH GOAL
> seems to be very inconsistent in existing fonts if it exists.
As an example, Times New Roman of Windows XP is correct for U+06C1.
The Unicode name "heh goal" is a grotesque misspelling like
so many names in the Unicode standard. It should be "gol he".
Yes -- I know names cannot be changed.
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