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Re: Mirroring Unicode symbols in Arabian

From: Neil Soiffer <NeilS@dessci.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:36:57 -0800
Message-ID: <CAESRWkBvyHzRxd6Pte-FbX9G+NwFyMwG65kUjmb+ggFnLBjdYg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Murray Sargent <murrays@exchange.microsoft.com>
Cc: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>, Khaled Hosny <khaledhosny@eglug.org>, Kent Karlsson <kent.karlsson14@telia.com>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, Daniel Marques <dani@wiris.com>, "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
Murray,

Is what you are saying that this OpenType type feature "magically" switches
the font it uses (internally).  Lacking that, one needs to manually switch
the font that is used for mirrored characters just as one would switch to a
sans serif font is that is what is wanted.  Is that your point?

    Neil



On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 11:24 AM, Murray Sargent <
murrays@exchange.microsoft.com> wrote:

> Mirrored glyphs are a display feature, not a semantic one.
>
> Murray
>
> Paul Topping asked, "If access to these characters requires use of this
> OpenType feature, does it imply that such characters will not be accessible
> from applications that simply process Unicode text strings (eg, web
> browsers and most other apps)?"
>
>
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