[HarfBuzz] Contextual shaping of Malayalam post(pre)/below base forms

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at behdad.org
Thu Jun 13 13:17:37 PDT 2013

On 13-06-13 07:57 AM, Suresh P wrote:
> Behdad Esfahbod wrote:
>> On 13-06-11 07:29 AM, Suresh P wrote:
>>> I want to know whether it is possible to prevent pref and blwf rules being
>>> applied using contextual rules
>> The engine doesn't do anything specific for blwf, so whatever you put in your
>> (contextual) lookup is what happens.  pref is different since the engine does
>> reordering.  But it only does the reordering if the virama,consonant have
>> ligated.  So, again, yes, you can block the reordering using a contextual
>> lookup.
> But I find the ligation(for pref and blwf) always happen irrespective of the
> rules in the contextual lookup.

That doesn't make sense.  Show us the font and malfunctioning sequence.


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