[Harfbuzz-indic] [HarfBuzz] Indic expertise wanted

pravin.d.s at gmail.com pravin.d.s at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 12:16:37 PDT 2011


On 28 June 2011 00:33, Bernard Massot <bmassot at free.fr> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 10:43:47AM +0530, pravin.d.s at gmail.com wrote:
> > > However new Devanagari "Prishthamatra" characters are definitely an
> > > exception to the usual vowel matras encoding scheme.
> > Can you provide unicode values for same?
> >
> > It will be nice if all of us start collecting particular exceptions in
> each
> > script.
> Here is the rule :
> In Devanagari no vowel mark can be followed by another vowel mark,
> except U+094E (DEVANAGARI VOWEL SIGN PRISHTHAMATRA E), which can be
> followed by either U+093E, U+0947 or U+094B.
>

Yeah, that will be really pain since this is only exception.
But good thing is that, see annotation for U+094E
It says "• character has historic use only", It will not affect Devanagari
in present use.


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Pravin S

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