[XeTeX] Syriac kashideh OFF?

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 18:47:59 CEST 2009

On 30 Mar 2009, at 17:32, Fr. Michael Gilmary wrote:

> %% code for Melthofonts = Syriac fonts
> \setclass \A {0622,0623,0625,0627}

Hmm, do you actually use these with Syriac, or are they just Arabic/ 
Persian leftovers?

> \setclass \R {0710,0715,0717,0718,0728,072A,072C}

I think you want to put U+0710 SYRIAC LETTER ALAPH into the class \A  
instead of \R. The reason for distinguishing \A from \R was exactly  
this: we don't want to introduce kashideh into the L-A pair.


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