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Re: Justification in Arabic, Korean

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 15:28:58 +0900
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To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>, Paul Nelson <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>

At 22:43 06/03/15, fantasai wrote:

 >In this case Paul and I were discussing whether, in addition to kashida,
 >which has prescribed rules for where and how much to elongate the
 >connections, whether we needed an additional justification method that
 >stretched Arabic evenly at all connection points.

Arabic is a cursive scritp, and so stretching ideally doesn't just
happen at connection points, but may also affect the shapes themselves.

Regards,   Martin. 
Received on Thursday, 16 March 2006 06:59:21 GMT

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