From: Karl Ove Hufthammer (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Apr 23 2002 - 03:45:55 EDT
Andrew Dunbar <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in
> This is why I think the piecetable needs to know about "glyphs
> made of multiple codepoints".
And also single codepoints displayed as multiple glyphs. :)
> Nope it's much harder. Selection needs to know about
> the qualities of each character it encounters.
The Unicode character database, 'UnicodeData.txt' at
<URL: http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/ > has information on
all this. This database *needs* to be embedded in AbiWord for
correct linebreaking, wordbreaking, 'ligature'-creating, sorting,
glyph display &c.
-- Karl Ove Hufthammer
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