[EversonMono] everson mono - bugs with Yiddish (Hebrew) with dagesh
everson at evertype.com
Sun Mar 1 10:07:10 GMT 2009
Hi Mark. Thanks for your interesting bug. You are one person who took
an interest in Everson Mono long ago, I remember!
>> Hi! As the enclosed should show, the placement of dagesh is not
>> being done correctly with Everson Mono in most applications.
>> Basically, on Firefox and Nisus Writer Express, the dagesh ("dot")
>> appears in the next character over (to the left), placed pretty
>> well in fact, as though done intentionally. For some reason,
>> MELLEL does it correctly. I have some PDF's showing how it looks
>> in your font vs. one that's working in this regard (Arial Hebrew).
>> Known bug? Do you need more info? Hopefully, you can readily
>> reproduce this, but let me know if you need help.
I suspect that this is because of an error in ligation where I link
base characters + dagesh to the characters in the Alphabetic
Presentation Forms block. I'll look.
(If it's not that, I can't really imagine what it would be.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com
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