Re: Printing and Displaying Dependent Vowels

From: Chris Jacobs (
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 19:55:50 EST

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    Subject: Re: Printing and Displaying Dependent Vowels

    > Avarangal scripsit:
    > > Can any one provide information on the sequences used for diplaying
    > > and printing dependent vowels as standalones.
    > The standards-conforming way to do so is to precede the dependent vowel
    > with a space character (U+0020).


    > If this sequence is not displayed correctly, complain to your software or
    > font vendor, but it should be.

    Here I disagree. A font does not have to support each and every combining
    sequence. If he needs fonts which support combining sequences starting with
    a space char he surely should look for those, but that is no reason to
    complain about those fonts that dont.

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