RE: Generic Base Letter

From: Michael S. Kaplan (
Date: Tue Jun 29 2010 - 23:41:58 CDT

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    Speaking as an MS employee who has seen how easy it is to put arbitrary
    combining marks on scripts like Latin and Cyrillic that don't look very
    good if the font has neither combined form glyphs or knowledge of
    attachment points, it may be the case that some of these situations that
    don't look good have more to do with the fact that making it look good
    typographically when no one put in the effort for the specific case may be
    simply the price one pays.

    Here is a time it came for Cyrillic over five years ago (in that case for


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