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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 20:53:04 +0100
Message-ID: <53A9D720.9070801@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 8:45 PM, Najib Tounsi wrote:
> 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.

Oups! It is rather the letter mim ligated with the letter Lam.

>
>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Regard, Najib
>
>
>> Then I can turn it into an example in the spec.
>>
>> ~fantasai
>>
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