From: Joaquin Cuenca Abela (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 06:00:06 EDT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Dunbar" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 24, 2002 9:32 AM
Subject: Re: undo and combining characters
> --- Joaquin Cuenca Abela <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> wrote: >
> > The problem here is that some ligatures look
> > "mostly" as the original glyphs
> > (occidental "ff" "fi" "ffi" "st", etc.)
> > Selecting the entire ligature here is VERY
> > surprising behaviour for the
> > users.
> It would show the user that she is dealing with
> ligatures though. You're not always editing text that
> you entered yourself.
I don't agree. The user will only see that his "fi" are being selected
atomically. I don't think that a church secretary will even know what is a
ligature. And we should ligate f and i together to get the best possible
One possibility is to not do these ligatures at the editing stage, and to do
them in printing, but then we lose WYSISYG...
-- Joaquin Cuenca Abela email@example.com
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