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Re: etc/HELLO markup etc.

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: etc/HELLO markup etc.
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 16:53:14 +0100 (CET)

>> So: charset markup is not the right solution to the problem of
>> rendering the same Unicode code point with different glyphs.
> Finally, regarding the special handling of italics in Serbian: is
> there _any_ application out there that solves this problem
> satisfactorily in multilingual environment?  I'm not sure how you
> could go about that, since fonts generally cover scripts, and
> there's no special Serbian Cyrillic script, there's just Cyrl to
> cover them all.

OpenType fonts provide a language tag (in addition to a script tag) to
handle this.  XeTeX and luatex support language tags – I don't know
whether there is an editor with such a capability.


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