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Re: otf ligature rendering support?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: otf ligature rendering support?
Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2015 13:22:13 +0200

> From: Yuri D'Elia <>
> Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2015 11:44:25 +0100
> OTF ligatures instead are glypt replacement tables which are provided
> for a sequence of characters in the font itself. This is mostly needed
> to improve the rendering for languages such as arabic.

But then the OTF font driver should tell Emacs about this situation.
Is your Emacs compiled with libotf and libm17n-flt?  That's how Emacs
supports Arabic and other complex scripts.  Do you see Arabic ligature
shaping when Emacs displays Arabic text?

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