Re: [Ltru] font features in CSS

John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org> Sat, 31 October 2009 00:40 UTC

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Peter Constable scripsit:

> Indeed, the OT language system tags are about typographic
> conventions. Now, many languages have a single conventional writing
> system and a single set of conventions for typography for that
> writing system, though conventions may different for other languages
> with writing systems based on the same script. 

Is the repertoire of characters considered part of the typographic
convention of a language?  Because if so, hardly two languages will
share the same conventions.

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