RE: Combining marks with two letters

From: Kent Karlsson (
Date: Mon Feb 11 2008 - 15:27:02 CST

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    John Hudson wrote:
    > Kent Karlsson wrote:
    > > t + double-inverted-breve + CGJ + dot above + s
    > > perhaps, but IMHO that would be an ugly hack.
    > CGJ-insertion is the Unicode-approved method for preventing
    > canonical re-ordering of
    > marks, so it certainly isn't a hack in that sense. Whether

    It's a standardised ugly hack. Standards aren't always neat.

    > the results are visually ugly
    > depend on how the layout engine handles that CGJ and what the
    > given font does when
    > presented with the resulting glyph string. There's no reason
    > why it couldn't be made to look correct and not ugly,

    Indeed, but I was not referring to visual ugliness.

            /kent k

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