[HarfBuzz] Hangul Shaper (was Re: an issue regarding discrepancy between Korean and Unicode standards

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Tue Dec 31 04:32:03 PST 2013

On 13-12-31 07:35 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 31/12/13 09:53, Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> I've now pushed a Hangul shaper out to HarfBuzz master.  Here's the comments
>> explaining what it tries to do:
>> ...
> Thanks for working on this. Looks good so far (though I haven't tested in any
> real depth).
> The one thing I don't see here is any support for the Hangul one- and two-dot
> tone marks U+302E/302F. It's possible some fonts could handle these entirely
> within OpenType, but in the case of Windows' malgun.ttf, for example, we need
> to re-order the tone mark to precede the syllable to which it is applied, so
> that it appears on the left.
> I believe both Uniscribe and Core Text handle this, so we really need to match
> their behavior.

Thanks.  I'll work on that.


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