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Re: etc/HELLO markup etc.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: etc/HELLO markup etc.
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 18:04:14 +0200

> Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 16:53:14 +0100 (CET)
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>  address@hidden, address@hidden
> From: Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden>
> > 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.

Yes, but aren't these tags used only to select fonts that have
features required by the language's shaping requirements?  That's what
Emacs does with those.

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