Re: Fonts that support the ORNL rendering of Tamil?

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Tue Oct 31 2000 - 12:02:00 EST

Can someone write up a description of the proposed change, with the
attandant glyphs. There is a UTC meeting next week in San Diego, so now's
the time.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Antoine Leca" <>
To: "Unicode List" <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 07:49
Subject: Re: Fonts that support the ORNL rendering of Tamil?

> Michael (michka) Kaplan wrote:
> >
> > Since Tamil has been encoded in Unicode, the ORNL rendering (which is
> > described in 9.6.5 of TUS 3.0) has been the only one "officially"
> > although most fonts, from Arial Unicode MS to Latha and others seem to
> > support it.
> <snip>
> > This is fine, since most people who use the language do not want it
> > (<g>), but I just wonder if there are any fonts that support it?
> Monotype have the glyph in its repertoire:
> <URL:>
> The bottom line of the discussion on this subject some weeks ago was that
> it should be available as an option, so that the standard needs to be
> here (because for the moment it is too strong a requirement).
> Antoine

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