[HarfBuzz] New Indic standard?

Ed Trager ed.trager at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 11:50:46 PDT 2009

Question for Behdad: It's great that PangoView will use Uniscribe on
Windows.  Just curious whether Pango uses AAT on OS X? Or not?

On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Shriramana Sharma<samjnaa at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Yes!


>>        (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.

That's good to know.

> Shriramana Sharma.

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