[XeTeX] Incorrect rendering of Vedic Sanskrit accents
arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Sat May 23 03:17:37 CEST 2015
> Also, the original version of xetex was developed by SIL (SIL
> also has some useful fonts), and SIL works with such minority languages
> exclusively. So while it may be possible for the *tex engine or fonts to
> omit the dotted circle, it doesn't seem to be a very high priority.
Please don't make assumptions on what is and isn't a priority based on
who sponsored development years ago. There is no plan or agenda on font
and script support, much less on this particular issue, that should be
considered only on its merits. And there are for sure bugs to be fixed
in many areas, needless to say, in XeTeX and fonts and other programs
and utilities. But that shouldn't encourage idle speculations.
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