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[css-fonts-3] i18n-ISSUE-299: Cluster matching 1b

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:43:54 +0100
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On 12/09/2013 19:34, Richard Ishida wrote:
> 5.3. Cluster matching
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-css-fonts-3-20130711/#cluster-matching
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>
> In the numbered list, what should follow if 1b holds true?
>
> "If a sequence of multiple codepoints is canonically equivalent to a
> single character and the font supports that character, select this font
> for the sequence."
>
> Is this implying (though not stating, note), that the text should be
> normalized so that the glyph for the canonically equivalent character
> can be used? (I'm not sure that's a good idea.)
>
> Or is the meaning that if the font has a glyph for the precomposed
> character that is canonically equivalent to the sequence of characters,
> then that glyph should be used (without changing the sequence of
> characters itself). That would seem to make more sense.
>
> Otherwise, it's not clear why you would select the font for this sequence.
>
>
> (after i18n WG discussion)
>
>


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Richard Ishida
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