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Re: Shaping characters in upright orientation in vertical text flow

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2012 16:03:24 -0500
To: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>
Cc: Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>, John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120118210324.GB31480@mercury.ccil.org>
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.

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