[HarfBuzz] Renaming the shapers?
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Mar 7 05:10:07 PST 2012
On Wed, Mar 07, 2012 at 05:54:03PM +0530, Shriramana Sharma wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Harshula <harshula at gmail.com> wrote:
> > syllabic ...
> Not a bad idea at all. I support syllabic.
> But clarify -- isn't Arabic etc syllabic? I heard even sometimes
> Arabic uses diacritics on consonants to indicate vowels a la abugidas.
No, Arabic script is an (impure) Abjad, and some languages even use it
as a pure Alphabet like the new Uyghur Arabic alphabet.
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