[HarfBuzz] New Indic standard?

Shriramana Sharma samjnaa at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 09:54:43 PDT 2009

On Friday 21 August 2009 09:56 PM, Ed Trager wrote:
>         (2.2). The "NATIVES" like Shriramana will for the most part be
> able to just "eyeball" problematic or questionable forms.


>         (2.3) Hopefully some of the "NATIVES" are also picky
> typographers who can also point out cases that are technically
> "correct" but which suffer from poor or less-than-ideal placement of
> reph, diacritic vowels, poorly-joined "half" forms, etc.

Me, me, me! :D

> (4) It would also be nice to eventually include in the test data cases
> covering the issues mentioned by Peter Constable in the Unicode Public
> Review Issues #37 "Proposal on Clarification and Consolidation of the
> Function
> of ZERO WIDTH JOINER in Indic Scripts".  Does anyone know if
> Constable's proposal is now accepted as part of the standard?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uniscribe says that Uniscribe released with 
Vista RTM (whatever *that* means) supports PR-37. (Not very surprising, 
seeing as Constable is of Microsoft.) So if we go by the de-facto 
standard, yes.

Shriramana Sharma.

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