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Re: CR WD - 4.6.2 Glyph Areas

From: Glenn Adams <gadams@vgi.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2000 09:52:41 -0500
Message-ID: <001301c04d81$5f591f10$26020001@vgi.com>
To: "Jeff Caruso" <jcaruso@pageflexinc.com>
Cc: "XSL Editors" <xsl-editors@w3.org>
The text says "the representation of *a* character". The use of *a* implies a
one-to-one mapping. In particular, the character to glyph mapping process may
map multiple characters to a glyph or may map one character to multiple glyphs.
The text needs to be generalized accordingly.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Caruso" <jcaruso@pageflexinc.com>
To: "Glenn Adams" <gadams@vgi.com>
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 9:05 AM
Subject: Re: CR WD - 4.6.2 Glyph Areas


> Glenn Adams wrote:
>
> > In para 1 appears "The most common inline-area is a glyph-area, which
contains
> > the representation for a character in a particular font". This doesn't
account
> > for the character to glyph mapping process accurately and implies a
one-to-one
> > mapping. I'd suggest changing this to read as follows with the addition of
the
> > following note:
> >
> > "The most common inline-area is a glyph-area, which contains the
representation
> > for a glyph shape in a particular font.
> >
> > NOTE:
> >
> > A glyph shape is selected during a character to glyph mapping process in a
> > (potentially) language, script, and font dependent manner."
>
> A "shape" is a kind of "representation".  I disagree that the text implies any
sort
> of one-to-one mapping.
>
> Regards,
>  -- JeffC
>
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