Re: support for block 1D400--1D7FF

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 03:44, Luca Padovani wrote:
> Hi,
> the block range mentioned in the subject contains Mathematical
> Alphanumeric Symbols. Althought they are meant to be used for
> mathematics, these can be considered as just font variants for latin and
> greek letters, and the digits from 0 to 9. For example, U+1D434 is
> MATHEMATICAL ITALIC CAPITAL A. Is there any plan to include support for
> these chars in Pango? Or is there any way of "configuring" pango so that
> it maps these characters like a <font-style,plain char> combination?

Should work fine with HEAD, if the fonts have the characters.

In terms of font-style,plain char combinations using BMP characters,
that's rather difficult to fit into the Pango model; you'd have
to special case it into the pango_itemize code, something that 
I think would be pretty ugly.


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