I'd enable it by default. I think that results in fewer questions and performance freaks can always disable it if you can make it configurable.
On 19.07.2011 03:40:56 Glenn Adams wrote: > I'm adding a feature to allow enable/disable of complex script features > (bidi, complex char to glyph mapping) at runtime, using either (or both) > command line option and config file element; the question I have is whether > to enable or disable by default? > > If enabled by default, those who don't use complex scripts or don't want > advanced typography features in non-complex scripts will incur a minor > performance penalty. > > If disabled by default, then those users who use complex scripts or want > advanced typography features in non-complex scripts will need to do > something special to enable this support. > > What does the group think? I don't have a strong preference either way. > > G. Jeremias Maerki