[HarfBuzz] 'init' OT feature in Hebrew
behdad at behdad.org
Tue Nov 16 19:33:14 PST 2010
On 11/13/10 12:35, Maxim Iorsh wrote:
> Could you please clarify, whether implementation of these features
> belongs to the scope of HarfBuzz? Is there any general framework for
> such implementation?
You already can ask harfbuzz to enable whatever features you like, including
'init'. I'm going to enable that by default, but in the mean time, you
certainly can do it yourself. Check the last couple of arguments to hb_shape().
> Thank you,
> -- Maxim.
> On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 11:25 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org
> <mailto:behdad at behdad.org>> wrote:
> On 11/12/10 16:16, James Cloos wrote:
> > If the miniscule folling a majuscule does not connect to the previous
> > glyph then it should use its initial form.
> > At least conceptually.
> > Making it work does seem to be left as an exercise for the reader^W,
> > err, writer(?). ☺
> The font designer can do that. That's not the problem. Knowing
> that you're
> start/end of word is something that the shaper can help with.
> > -JimC
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