From: Karl Ove Hufthammer (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 03:03:41 EDT
Andrew Dunbar <email@example.com> wrote in
>> Well, if I write 'fish', and the 'fi' is displayed as an 'fi'
>> ligature (which it really should, IMNSHO), I would like to be
>> able to select the 'f' and the 'i' individually.
> That's a good point but does it make the same sense
> for other languages which have been using ligatures
> on computers the whole time. English can use them but
> on computers traditionally don't.
Well, most professional (and some entry-level) DTD programs
automatically ligate 'fi' 'ffi' and 'fl' character sequences.
But I don't know how these programs handle selection. Might be
worth checking out (does anybody here has access to e.g. Adobe
-- Karl Ove Hufthammer
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