Re: pango + zwj
- From: Arun M <am_in_00 yahoo com>
- To: Anuradha Ratnaweera <ARatnaweera virtusa com>
- Cc: gtk-i18n-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: pango + zwj
- Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2004 14:59:35 +0100 (BST)
> > * Pango currently forms chillu even when ZWJ isn't present. While
> > the correct behavior is very much debatable, my current
> > inclination is that this ZWJ should be required.
> We have a similar problem with yansaya in Sinhala. The correct
> behaviour (according to the `official' standards, both Unicode and
> SLS) is to form Yansaya only if ZWJ is present.
I used a font hack. In the font i defined a halan ligature with ZWJ.
ie chillu na = ligature <na><virama><ZWJ> (haln feature).
Now <na><virama> gives <na><virama> and <na><virama><zwj> gives chillu
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