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Re: CHAT: A sample of my newborn conlang

From:Danny Wier <dawier@...>
Date:Saturday, February 2, 2002, 21:59
From: "John Cowan" <jcowan@...>
To: <CONLANG@...>
Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: A sample of my newborn conlang

| Danny Wier wrote:
| > The fonts include the presentation forms
| > which have no allocation in Unicode (yet),
| And will not.
| The Arabic presentation forms are there for historical/political
| reasons; the ongoing policy of WG2 and the Unicode Technical
| Committee is *not* to support presentation forms as characters.  For one
| thing, how many presentation forms there are depends heavily on the
| quality of the font.

There's no need for presentation forms now that we got OpenType layouts. That
has been implemented already for Syriac, Thaana, the Indic scripts, Tibetan,


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