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Re: [css3-fonts] unicode-range and unicode normalization

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 16:14:25 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinOh2HcsHkSCEcOApfID6PUxm1qeWDgas7HEwlr@mail.gmail.com>
To: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Cc: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Yuzo Fujishima <yuzo@google.com>, www-style@w3.org, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 3:43 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 6:06 AM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> This starts to push into the realm of saving users from themselves. In
>> general, I don't think we should burden implementations with complex
>> error handling requirements like this unless it's really a common
>> occurrence that's hard for the author to work around.
> Do you mean something like the Font Problems that Fedora has:
> http://ianweller.org/2010/07/12/another-double-post-fedoras-fonts-and-more-datanommer/
> It seems they're shopping for a replacement, but I'm more interested in today.

I don't think that's what's being talked about here.

It appears that Fedora's problem is simply that their font doesn't
have accented characters at all.  fantasai and jdaggett are talking
about a specific problem where a composed glyph crosses element

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