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

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:45:31 +0100
Message-ID: <53A9D55B.9060806@emi.ac.ma>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>
CC: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On 6/24/14 1:06 PM, 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? 

As plain text

الإبداع المتجدد
without ligatures,  (Lam + Alef first word and Lam + meem second word)

اﻹبداع  اﳌتجدد
with two ligatures (ﻹ U+FEF9 and  ﳌ  U+FCCC)

> (I don't recognize the fifth character from the left.)

It is the letter Teh U+062A.


Hope this helps.

Regard, Najib


> Then I can turn it into an example in the spec.
>
> ~fantasai
>
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