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bug #57021: Wrong glyph for U+FE73 ARABIC TAIL FRAGMENT

Submitter:  David Corbett <dscorbett>
Submitted:  Tue 08 Oct 2019 02:30:47 PM UTC
Category:  individual character(s) Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  glyph(s) incorrect Status:  Fix posted
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Stevan_White
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  * development
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Tue 08 Oct 2019 06:45:37 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Right, U+FE73 would not normally be used. The new glyphs look good.

David Corbett <dscorbett>
Tue 08 Oct 2019 06:16:56 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks David.

I have no idea how this is supposed to work.  I gather that the character is a placeholder, and the glyph wouldn't normally be used.

Again, I'm impressed that you double-guessed my mistake.  I wonder.

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Tue 08 Oct 2019 02:30:47 PM UTC, original submission:  

In FreeSerif and FreeMono, U+FE73 ARABIC TAIL FRAGMENT connects to the previous character on the Arabic baseline, similar to U+0640 ARABIC TATWEEL. However, as https://www.unicode.org/L2/L2001/01095-N2322-ArabicTail.pdf shows, it is actually the left half of the tail of the isolated/final forms of letters like U+0633 (i.e. the left quarter of the whole glyph). It is used when converting to Unicode from old code pages.

David Corbett <dscorbett>


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    2019-10-08 Stevan_White StatusConfirmed Fix posted
    2019-10-08 Stevan_White StatusNone Confirmed
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