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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-text] Should zero width space break Arabic shaping? (#3861)

From: jfkthame via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 11:40:21 +0000
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> shaping in general carries on across ZWSP

I don't think this is particularly relevant. Shaping in general carries on across everything (including non-zero-width spaces as well). For a nice example, see the Awami Nastaliq font, for example (check the examples of "Diagonal Cluster Fitting" at http://software.sil.org/awami/what-is-special/).

The question here is only about whether ZWSP should be class T or U for the purposes of the Arabic Shaping property. This is unrelated to whether shaping (as a general mechanism) may take effect across it.

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