[NTG-pdftex] problems still, within tounicode.c

Ross Moore ross.moore at mq.edu.au
Tue Jun 13 09:46:09 CEST 2017


Hi Thanh,

On Jun 13, 2017, at 5:29 PM, The Thanh Han <hanthethanh at gmail.com<mailto:hanthethanh at gmail.com>> wrote:


Thanh, can you confirm that we should go ahead with this plan?

​I think it's reasonable to have this behavior possible.

However, Iet's say we have

\textsc{This is a heading}

What is the common expectation when one does copy/paste this text from a pdf viewer?
I personally expect to get the same text, not the unicode points for the *.sc glyphs from the actual font.

Perhaps.
But then the author is stating that it is a heading, but not using proper markup that
might be used to include tagging that could convey this.

So from the point-of-view of a someone using Assistive Technology, how else
are they supposed to get the hint that this should be treated like a heading?
- - - especially in cases where the words themselves do *not* explicitly say so.



This brings up another question: perhaps we can add the behavior proposed by Ross, but it has to be enabled explicitly via a primitive?

That’s perfectly fine by me.


Regards,
Thanh


Cheers

Ross


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