Re: combining: half, double, triple et cetera ad infinitum

From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz_at_gnu.org>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 01:12:44 -0500

> Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:55:52 -0800
> From: David Starner <prosfilaes_at_gmail.com>
> Cc: Unicode Mailing List <unicode_at_unicode.org>
>
> > Standards compliant and
> > elegant solution. See it here:
> > www.lovatasinhala.com/
> > Do not use IE. If you use Firefox, sometimes you need to pick another page
> > to see the complex script.
>
> It's not standards compliant. If it doesn't work on IE, and sometimes
> doesn't work on Firefox, then it hardly qualifies as a solution in my
> book, especially as I'm getting "nivahal he√ła" as the label on its tag

FWIW, the latest Firefox 8 has no problems displaying that page,
including the labels on the tabs.

> and complete trash when I paste it into my xterm.

That is indeed a serious drawback. In fact, even pasting into the
same Firefox session that shows the page yields Latin text.
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