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

Fr. Michael Gilmary FrMichaelGilmary at MaroniteMonks.org
Tue Dec 22 20:11:38 CET 2009

Ross Moore wrote:

> But there would remain issues of how this box joins/overlaps the
> early part of the word, and what about linebreaks or hyphenation ?
> (And the discretionaries and diacritics, as you say.)

Hi Ross,

AFAIK, there are no hyphenations in Syriac (like Arabic). At least that 
shouldn't be a concern.

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