Re: Medievalist ligature character in the PUA

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Mon Dec 07 2009 - 07:44:48 CST

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    "William_J_G Overington" <wjgo underscore 10009 at btinternet dot com>

    > Something which I like to do in my own fonts is to include a glyph for
    > U+200D the Zero Width Joiner. This means that when using a
    > non-OpenType-aware application program that the specific request for a
    > ligature is clear.

    From TUS 5.0, Section 16.2 ("Layout Controls"), page 540:
    "As with all other alternate format characters, fonts should use an
    invisible zero-width glyph for representation of both ZWJ and ZWNJ."

    Doug Ewell  |  Thornton, Colorado, USA  |
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