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RE: Mongolian Variation Sequences Missing from Unicode 8.00 Code Chart

From: Michel Suignard <michel@suignard.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Aug 2015 06:43:32 +0000
To: Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham@ntlworld.com>, "public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org" <public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org>
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I'll look into that. It is likely a production issue (I updated the font a while ago and it looks like a regression). It should be an easy fix.
Like I said in another message, standardizedvariants.html is not maintained anymore. The differences between that file and the code charts are by design. The code chart use a production font (Mongolian Baiti) with some modification to allow to display all glyphs in a code chart. It does not mean that it is correct but at least it should be closer to a real implementation.


-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Wordingham [mailto:richard.wordingham@ntlworld.com] 
Sent: Sunday, August 2, 2015 2:35 PM
To: public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org
Subject: Mongolian Variation Sequences Missing from Unicode 8.00 Code Chart

I have now reported the following error to Unicode:

The glyphs for the following Mongolian variation sequences are missing from the Mongolian code chart for Version 8.00:

1820 180C (medial)
1828 180D (medial)
182C 180C (medial)
182C 180D (medial)
1835 180B (medial)
1836 180C (medial)

I intend to report the errors attached below tomorrow (Monday) at some time after 17:00 UTC.  Please advise if I should not.


The glyph for 182C 180B (isolated) has a pair of dots in Standardised Variants but not in the code chart.  I believe the dots are semantically significant.  I suspect there is a problem with the overpainting order within the PDF. (I viewed the chart with Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04.)

The glyphs for the following are strikingly different:
182D 180B (final)
182D 180C (medial)
1838 180B (final)
186F 180B (initial)
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