On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 15:43:18 -0500, Richard Wordingham
<richard.wordingham@...> wrote:
>> Unfortunately, fonts for such use are likely to require extensions of
>> existing standards, perhaps specifying permissible locations on each
>> glyph for joining, as well as initial, medial, final and standalone
>> forms, and perhaps other data.

> Are there standards for complex scripts?

Sorry; I have no idea.

> There's nothing in the open type font specification that prevents
> 'simple scripts' from doing these things, but there *may* be a
> script-dependent limit on how much attention the graphics engine pays to
> the information in the fonts.

Interesting. Thanks.

Nicholas Bodley /*|*\ Waltham, Mass.
The curious hermit -- autodidact and polymath