[NTG-context] \lgroup in mkIV

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Sun Jan 9 19:48:56 CET 2011


On Sat, Jan 08, 2011 at 08:29:17PM +0000, Arthur Reutenauer wrote:
> > There are, but context is looking for the wring character; it is looking
> > for U+3014 (which I think is a CJK bracket
> 
>   Indeed.  It's one of the angle brackets that one finds in many CJK
> fonts.
> 
> >                 while it should be looking for U+27EE (whose Unicode
> > annotation precisely says "lgroup"):
> 
>   Note that those annatations in the code charts are actually the
> Unicode 1.0 names of the characters, where they differ from the Unicode
> 1.1 names (when Unicode was unified with ISO 10646 and adopted some of
> its names).  They should not, in general, be understood as the name of
> this character is some other standard, for example.  But they are of
> course a good hint of what the character represents.

I usually look for long description, it can sometimes be very helpful on
what is the intended use of the characters (names are not very accurate,
especially early characters which are often misnamed).

Regards,
 Khaled

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 Khaled Hosny
 Arabic localiser and member of Arabeyes.org team
 Free font developer


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