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Re: ZWJ and Turkish

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 16:03:46 -0400
Message-ID: <3BC4A9A2.2020604@reutershealth.com>
To: Roozbeh Pournader <roozbeh@sharif.edu>
CC: Unicode List <unicode@unicode.org>, www-international@w3.org
Roozbeh Pournader wrote:

> I was wondering how should a standard compliant engine render
> 	<span lang="tr">f&zwj;i</span>
> in a font that has the 'fi' ligature:
> 1) What do you mean? It is Turkish! "fi" should never be ligated in
> Turkish...
> 2) But can't you see the ZWJ? I'm explicitly asking for the ligature. I
> need it!

IMHO the ZWJ should be honored under the principle of subsidiarity.
After all, the Turkish text could be part of an article on typography.

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