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Re: [css-text] Arabic letters connecting between elements with display: inline

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 00:11:18 -0400
Message-ID: <1400991078.25912.261.camel@slave.barefootcomputing.com>
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>, CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>, Ben Wagner <bungeman@chromium.org>, "ntounsi@emi.ac.ma" <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>, "matitiahu.allouche@gmail.com" <matitiahu.allouche@gmail.com>, "fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, "www-international@w3.org" <www-international@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Sun, 2014-05-25 at 08:37 +0700, James Clark wrote:
> On Sun, May 25, 2014 at 5:45 AM, Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org> wrote:
> 
> >
> > Rather, it's whether Arabic joining and shaping can take place across
> > font boundaries, perhaps using shared OpenType metadata in a multi-font
> > TrueType Collection.
> >
> 
> I don't think you would want to have this depend on using TTC packaging:
> you would want it to work even if the fonts are packaged as WOFF.

It's an example (although WOFF is not so far from OpenType of course).

We (W3C) are revising WOFF right now, and shared metadata might well be
in scope. And yes, we're connected to the ISO OpenType work - thank you
for mentioning it. The editor of the one is the chair of the other.


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