From: Werner Donné (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Mar 04 2003 - 01:24:57 PST
I did indeed refer to AGL 2.0, which is the file the XEP userguide points
to. There are other examples such as "space"/"spacekackarabic",
"nbspace"/"nonbreakingspace", "sfthyphen"/"softhyphen", "macron"/"overscore",
etc. I have found the AGL 1.2 file and will base myself on that. Thanks!
Nikolai Grigoriev wrote:
> Hi Werner,
>>The AGL is hard-wired in XEP. Because the AGL contains
>>more than one glyph name for a number of Unicode code points,
>>it is possible some glyphs in a font can't be found.
>>If the font uses for example "Ohm" instead of "Omega", then the look-up
>>might fail if XEP uses "Omega" for code point 0x2126. Does XEP try
>>all the matching glyph names for a Unicode code point?
> You probably refer to AGL 2.0, published in September 2002.
> Hardwired in XEP is AGL 1.2; no glyph named "Ohm" was listed
> there. Moreover, AGL 1.2 had inverse duplicates: two Unicodes
> might correspond to a single glyph name, but not vice versa.
> Migrating to AGL 2.0 is not a mechanical task: there are too may
> incompatible changes there. To stay with your example: AGL 1.2
> recommended "Omega" for both 0x2126 (Ohm sign) and 0x03A9
> (Greek capital omega). AGL 2.0 has "Ohm" and "Omega" as
> synonyms for 0x2126, and prescribes "Omegagreek" for 0x03A9.
> We definitely plan to shift to 2.0 in some not very distant future;
> but it requires some caution, and will inevitably take more time.
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