RE: vertical direction control

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 11:11:30 EST

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    > From: []
    On Behalf
    > Of Stefan Persson

    > Unicode contains doubles of some CJK punctuation marks, one form for
    > vertical layout and one for horizontal layout.

    Only so for backward compatibility with legacy standards. For instance,
    apart from legacy compatibility, there is no reason to use FE35 in
    Unicode-encoded text: a rendering system can rotate 0028 when laying out
    vertical text.

    Peter Constable
    Globalization Infrastructure and Font Technologies
    Microsoft Windows Division

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