[XeTeX] Trouble with displaying word containing 3 conjunct consonants in Devanagari

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Wed Sep 30 08:44:54 CEST 2009


Le 29 sept. 09 à 19:43, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> The problem sequence originally cited was ङ्ख्ये, which  
> fails to display a 3-consonant conjunct, despite the use of the  
> Additional Conjuncts feature, although the necessary left-linking  
> form of YA is present in the font. Robert's example, on the other  
> hand, used the word सङ्ख्या, and in this case the  
> triple conjunct does form. The key difference appears to be the  
> immediately-following vowel matra: Ravi's example had  े on the  
> य, and this is apparently conflicting with the rule to access the  
> left-linking glyph. I'd consider this a bug in the AAT tables of the  
> font.

There are several other flaws in that font: just try ddhva, dbra,  
dbhra. I'm afraid it simply can't be used as it is.

Best wishes,


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