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bug #39805: Extended Greek Range lacks small caps

Submitted by:  Rosella Capriotti <rosy58>
Submitted on:  Sun 18 Aug 2013 01:45:51 PM UTC  
 
Category: character rangeSeverity: 1 - Wish
Item Group: glyph(s) missingStatus: Proceeding
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 2012-05-03

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Tue 24 Sep 2013 11:55:02 AM UTC, comment #4:

You have successfully implemented this feature.

Rosella Capriotti <rosy58>
Sun 25 Aug 2013 11:11:17 AM UTC, comment #3:

OK, I've seen it, good job!

Rosella Capriotti <rosy58>
Sun 25 Aug 2013 10:56:35 AM UTC, comment #2:

In SVN, FreeSerif normal only so far.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Sun 18 Aug 2013 09:29:51 PM UTC, comment #1:

Hi,

Maybe I could rig a way to provide small caps by means of diacritics.

The Greek Extended range is a bit of a disaster itself, to my mind. These code points are a historical accident -- the whole range should have been handled with diacritics anyway.

So the idea would be to first decompose each of those glyphs into a letter plus diacritics, then apply the mapping to small cap form. That might not be too terrible. Still, it would take days. (Making small cap forms for each glyph in the range would be -- excessive.)

Steve White <Stevan_White>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Sun 18 Aug 2013 01:45:51 PM UTC, original submission:

The Extended Greek Range (for polytonic purposes) lacks small caps glyphs.

Rosella Capriotti <rosy58>

 

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    Sun 18 Aug 2013 09:29:51 PM UTCStevan_WhiteSeverity3 - Normal=>1 - Wish
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