> Antoine Leca wrote:
> > Jim Hargrave wrote:
> > ...
> > > If not, is it possible to convert these ISFOC "font codes"
> > directly to/from Unicode?
> > Yes, but that is horribly complex [...]
> It is indeed complicated, but not more than an Indic rendering engine.
No real experience in it to exactly tell, but yes I believe that
is in the same range of complication.
> It is, in fact, the reverse process of an Unicode Indic rendering engine:
> converting from glyphs (and visual order) to logical characters (and
> phonetic order).
> Antoine Leca wrote privately (but allowing me to publish):
> > > 2) Are Indic keyboard character-oriented or glyph oriented?
> > Both exist; I believe the former are called "phonetic".
> Thus: also visual-order input methods require a similar "de-rendering"
You are quite right, I was overlooking that point.
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