[HarfBuzz] Recursive ligatures - Devanagari shaping

Tom Hacohen tom.hacohen at partner.samsung.com
Wed Dec 15 00:36:03 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-15 at 14:02 +0530, Pravin Satpute wrote:
> On 12/15/2010 01:44 PM, Tom Hacohen wrote:
> >
> > Out of curiosity, why does Hindi need special handling? because of the
> > recursive ligatures? Are GPOS entries supposed to work?
> Devanagari Script (Hindi language uses) has reordering. It required GSUB 
> features as well. Syllables are also very important in Applying OT 
> feature on text.

OK, thanks.

What about GPOS entries, are they supposed to work? or do they depend on
"script detection and support" or something like that? (In regard to
harfbuzz's internal design).


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