Re: Shaping characters in upright orientation in vertical text flow

Behdad Esfahbod scripsit:

> > But would not a LamAlef ligature be considered a single "user-perceived
> > character"?
> Not in Persian at least.

Similarly, the Latin ligatures ff, fi, fl, ffi, and ffl are not single
user-perceived characters; indeed, users barely realize they exist.

Said Agatha Christie / To E. Philips Oppenheim  John Cowan
"Who is this Hemingway? / Who is this Proust?
Who is this Vladimir / Whatchamacallum,
This neopostrealist / Rabble?" she groused.
        --George Starbuck, Pith and Vinegar

Received on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 21:04:03 UTC