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bug #51115: Missing localized forms for double danda

Submitted by:  David Corbett <dscorbett>
Submitted on:  Thu 25 May 2017 04:36:25 PM UTC  
Category: individual character(s)Severity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: character substitution issueStatus: Fix posted
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Steve White <Stevan_White>
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: development

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Thu 27 Jul 2017 08:26:08 PM UTC, comment #1:

Yeah, it was pretty spotty.
I tried to fix the ones where a special form had been attempted -- not sure if I got everything.

Attached is a sample document with text containing dandas in various Indic scripts. I think the language of the text is Sanskrit in every case, and as I undrstand it, it is automatically transcribed from some phonetic source. Nevermind that -- there are dandas in it.

(file #41363)

Steve White <Stevan_White>
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Thu 25 May 2017 04:36:25 PM UTC, original submission:

Many of the fonts have localized forms for U+0964 and U+0965 for various Indic scripts. If U+0964 is localized for a particular script, U+0965 should be localized the same way, but some localized forms are missing. For example, in FreeSans Oblique in Bengali, danda becomes bn_fullstop, but dbldanda does not become bn_dbldanda. The full list is:

  • FreeSans Oblique: Bengali
  • FreeSerif: Oriya
  • FreeSerif Italic: Bengali

FreeSans Oblique has a bn_dbldanda glyph but doesn’t use it. FreeSerif Italic has a bn_dbldanda glyph but associates it with U+2016 DOUBLE VERTICAL LINE, which is undesirable as it encourages using U+2016 as the double danda instead of U+0965.

David Corbett <dscorbett>


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