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Re: Ligatures and caret position

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 16:20:01 +0100
Message-Id: <F835B32A-B428-4DFC-9ECC-BE5756EB8722@expway.fr>
Cc: public-i18n-core@w3.org, SVG WG <w3c-svg-wg@w3.org>
To: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>

Hi all,

On Nov 02, 2005, at 23:02, François Yergeau wrote:
> Or, more generally, to the implementation (which may of course use  
> the underlying OS).  I think (personal opinion) the SVG Tiny spec  
> should provide guidance (e.g. by pointing to Charmod and Unicode)  
> but should not place normative constraints on editing ligatures.   
> It would be sad if an OS came up with a novel, wonderful and  
> intuitive way to edit ligatures in a given language, but SVG  
> implementations were prevented from using it by some language in  
> the spec that didn't foresee it.  As Mark says, this is tricky, and  
> furthermore it doesn't seem to involve interoperability of SVG  
> implementations.

This is pretty much the direction that the SVG WG had been thinking  
of, we are glad to see that we weren't completely on crack. We will  
add pointers to the relevant part of Charmod and Unicode, but leave  
the details up to the implementation.

Thank you very much for your input,

Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Thursday, 3 November 2005 15:20:07 UTC

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