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Re: ligature formation across text chunks

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 17:20:10 +1200
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@adobe.com>, Tavmjong Bah <tavmjong@free.fr>, Vincent Hardy <vhardy@adobe.com>, "public-svg-wg@w3.org" <public-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110520052010.GA18438@wok.mcc.id.au>
Glenn Adams:
> The question here may be whether there should be some mechanism by which the
> author can indicate that no character to glyph mapping process be applied,
> i.e., other than the nominal CMAP process which is necessary. That is, how
> can the author declare that no substitution (including ligatures) should
> occur even in the absence of letter spacing.

According to css3-fonts, you would say ‘font-variant-ligatures:
no-common-ligatures no-additional-ligatures no-historical-ligatures’, I
guess.  (Seems a bit wordy.)


Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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