[HarfBuzz] Fwd: Where to report a bug with Tamil text rendering in LibreOffice?
samjnaa at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 10:07:21 PDT 2011
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:
> Note that these clusters are not used, or should not be used, for cursor
> movement. '
Then what are they used for?
> Cursor movement should work according to the UAX#29.
OK fine, but still the Tamil issue applies, as the above standard reads:
"""Indic scripts vary considerably in how they handle the rendering of
such aksaras—in some cases stacking them up into combined forms known
as consonant conjuncts, and in other cases stringing them out
horizontally, with visible renditions of the halant on each consonant
in the sequence. There is even greater variability in how the typical
liquid consonants (or "medials"), ya, ra, la, and wa, are handled for
display in combinations in aksaras. So tailorings for aksaras may need
to be script-, language-, font-, or context-specific to be useful."""
"stringing out horizontally with visible renditions of the halant on
each consonant in the sequence" applies to Tamil. Hence tailoring is
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