[mpeg-OTspec] DAM2 comments

Levantovsky, Vladimir vladimir.levantovsky at monotype.com
Tue Sep 13 18:37:07 CEST 2016

Thank you John,

I am not sure what should be considered the name of the document though since it's a simple text file and the name of the file (ArabicShaping.txt) isn't something I'd consider human friendly. I don't mind keeping your proposed "Unicode standard for joining-script shaping" description as a reference, if we all (including Peter who didn't seem to like it too much) agree that it's an acceptable description of the link to the file in question. 

Thank you,

> On Sep 13, 2016, at 6:19 PM, John Hudson <john at tiro.ca> wrote:
>> On 13/09/16 03:42, Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:
>> If we believe that the "Unicode standard for joining-script shaping" does not accurately describe to essence of the document [20] referenced in the Bibliography - we need to come up with a new [improved] descriptive name to be used both for the Bibliography reference (essentially, a new name for the link to the ArabicShaping.txt published by Unicode) and to be used in the text of the feature descriptions that reference that document.
> 'Unicode standard for joining-script shaping' does fairly accurately describe the ArabicShaping.txt document — yes, characters not included in that document may have Joining_Type property, but that document specifically deals with joining-scripts —, but I still maintain that the better thing would be to refer to the name of the document, rather than trying to describe it.
> J.
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