Re: ligature usage - WAS: How do we find out what assigned code points aren't normally used in text?

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:23:30 +0100

On Sat, 10 Sep 2011 23:53:34 +0200
Kent Karlsson <> wrote:

> IMO, a glyph (if any) for that compatibility character should look
> *exactly* like an "fi" (after automatic ligature formation, if that
> is done for "fi") in the font used. So if no ligature for "fi" is
> formed, the glyph for U+FB01 (if any) should have a dot just like
> "fi" would have a dot. (I know, this is not commonly the case at the
> moment.)

A font need not support such ligation, but a glyph for U+FB01 must
ligate the letters - otherwise it's not U+FB01! In such a case, I do
not see the need for the dot.

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