[HarfBuzz] Harfbuzz Questions

Roozbeh Pournader roozbeh at google.com
Wed Mar 4 09:09:10 PST 2015

I would not recommend requiring rendering engines to generate dotted
circles for Pahawh Hmong. Detecting invalid syllables best belongs in a
spellchecking layer. But if you really want to insert dotted circles in a
font instead of a spellchecker, you can add contextual GSUB rules to add
the dotted circle. You shouldn't change HarfBuzz for that.

All the other requirements for the script should already be covered by

Other people can help with your other questions, I hope.

On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 6:25 AM, A BC <eggotuk at gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to use Harfbuzz to produce the correct result for my writing system
> (Pahawh Hmong Unicode 7.0) so that the font display correctly on the webs
> and in Word Processors (LibreOffice Writer, MS Word, Web Browsers, Android
> Phones, etc). I know how to program in C/C++ but when comes to OpenType
> Shaping Engine I am a beginner.
> Can you take a look at my PDF attachment and provide me with suggestions
> on accomplishing this task? It is a complex scripts with diacritics
> positioning.
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