On Mon, 3 Nov 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> Hi folks,

Man, nice to hear from you.  More off the list.

> I read this discussion today and I made a guess that may seem so funny.
> If this page is rendered with OpenType font, I think the problem for
> isolated forms is related to "cmap" table of the font.
> Because Arabic Range ( U+06XX ) shares same glyphs with Arabic
> Presentation From-A for isolated form of characters, it's so common in
> OpenType fonts to not include Arabic Presentation isolated form of a
> character in the "cmap" table.

Humm, seems reasonable.  Can you send Connie a fixed font to

> Font developers just use the "isol" feature of GSUB in OpenType.
> You can see this in Arabic Volt Font (ArabTypeSetting).
> That it...
> Mehran and i will recommend in "Farsi OpenType Font Specification" that

"Persian OpenType Font Specification" you mean ;).

> fonts should include all Arabic Presentation Form characters in "cmap"
> table and all the glyphs mapped in "cmap" should be unique.
> --Best Regards
> Soheil Hassas Yeganeh


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