Re: Normalisation and font technology

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Wed May 29 2002 - 13:24:16 EDT

On Wednesday, May 29, 2002, at 10:55 AM, John Hudson wrote:

> In particular, I think it is is mistake to resolve display of
> character-level decompositions by relying on the presence of glyph-space
> substitution or positioning features in fonts, simply because most users
> have very few fonts that are capable of doing this.

Agreement; Apple's current solution is a "better-than-nothing" one, but
not really what's best in the long run IMHO. BTW, does FontLab 4
auto-generate OT layout data from the Unicode repertoire of a font?

John H. Jenkins

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