[indic] RE: [indic] Re: Malayalam: Overt-VirÇma Forms and Clustering

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Tue May 4 19:50:11 CEST 2004

At 10:44 -0700 2004-05-04, Paul Nelson \(TYPOGRAPHY\) wrote:
>Malayalam has two language tags. MALR - Reformed (Modern) and MALT - 
>Traditional. The same font can have both behaviors. Post processing 
>glyphs tells us where to reorder the pre-pended matra based on the 
>glyph(s) present. This takes care of the correct language processing 
>and in no way hinders the freedom of typographic expression.

Should there be an RFC 3066 registration for these varieties of 
Malayalam for other purposes?
Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  * http://www.evertype.com

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