[XeTeX] Syriac abbreviations, and issues with polyglossia, fontspec and bidi

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Tue Dec 22 19:21:38 CET 2009

On 22 Dec 2009, at 18:16, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> I don't have a handy way to produce the correct rendering, but I can describe it: there should be a line over the top of the word, from the place where the Syriac Abbreviation Mark (SAM) occurs until the end of the word.

Sorry, I omitted a detail: I believe it is often rendered with dots at the two ends and in the middle of the line. (Note that this style is impractical to implement purely with glyph substitution in the font, as I suggested in the previous mail.)


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