[HarfBuzz] harfbuzz-ng: Branch 'master' - 3 commits
behdad at behdad.org
Thu Jul 21 12:29:43 PDT 2011
On 07/21/11 15:17, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
> On 07/21/11 15:06, Grigori Goronzy wrote:
>> On 07/21/2011 08:41 PM, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>>> The reason I ended up doing this however is that what we were doing was not
>>> exactly what UAX #29  does anyway. So instead of fooling users into
>>> believing that this is useful for cursor positioning, I decided to make it do
>>> one thing: map characters and glyphs minimally.
>> What a strange rationale. I would see this as a motivation to bring
>> HarfBuzz more in line with the recommendations in annex #29.
> But that's not the job of the shaper.
Humm, nevermind. I just noted that for my NFC/NFD tricks to work I need to
form clusters anyway. So I'm reverting that change.
>>> You can do something similar. If it's considered useful, I can provide an
>>> hb_buffer_*() API to do it maybe.
>> This definitely would be useful.
>> Best regards,
>> Grigori Goronzy
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