From: Bob Hallissy (Bob_Hallissy@sil.org)
Date: Mon Dec 07 2009 - 09:02:09 CST
On 2009-12-07 at 13:44 Doug Ewell wrote:
> "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."
And also TUS 5.0, Section 5.20 ("Default Ignorable Code Points"), page 193:
"This does /not/ imply that default ignorable code points must always be
invisible. An implementation can, for example, show a visible glyph on
request, such as in a "Show Hidden" mode."
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