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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-333: 'letter-spacing' and Arabic

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:43:17 +0100
Message-ID: <53A9AAA5.2070204@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>
CC: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On 24/06/2014 17:15, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 24/6/14 13:06, fantasai wrote:
>> On 05/30/2014 05:08 AM, Richard Ishida wrote:
>>>
>>> I found a couple of examples of widely stretched Arabic text
>>> that don't decompose the lam-meem ligature in a newspaper I had
>>> to hand. I've attached a picture of one.
>>
>> Richard, that's a great example. Can you or Najib type it up for
>> me, please? (I don't recognize the fifth character from the left.)
>> Then I can turn it into an example in the spec.
>>
>> ~fantasai
>>
>
> That'd be the lam-meem ligature Richard mentioned. The text looks like
> it reads
>
> الإبداع المتجدد
>
> JK


Sorry, meant to include this in the previous email.


ا  ‎U+0627  ARABIC LETTER ALEF
ل  ‎U+0644  ARABIC LETTER LAM
إ  ‎U+0625  ARABIC LETTER ALEF WITH HAMZA BELOW
ب  ‎U+0628  ARABIC LETTER BEH
د  ‎U+062F  ARABIC LETTER DAL
ا  ‎U+0627  ARABIC LETTER ALEF
ع  ‎U+0639  ARABIC LETTER AIN
   ‎U+0020  SPACE
ا  ‎U+0627  ARABIC LETTER ALEF
ل  ‎U+0644  ARABIC LETTER LAM
م  ‎U+0645  ARABIC LETTER MEEM
ت  ‎U+062A  ARABIC LETTER TEH
ج  ‎U+062C  ARABIC LETTER JEEM
د  ‎U+062F  ARABIC LETTER DAL
د  ‎U+062F  ARABIC LETTER DAL


RI
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