Re: [xep-support] Support of special types of spaces

From: Carlos Villegas <>
Date: Wed Oct 19 2005 - 07:54:42 PDT

Broberg, Mats wrote:
> David Tolpin wrote:
>>There are no fixed spaces in fonts.
> Sure there are. For example, take a look at Arial Unicode MS, which has
> a full range of fixed spaces. Also, if you use a font that does not have
> a fixed space at the respective Unicode point you usually use Arial
> Unicode MS as a fallback font that takes care of the fixed space.

I think you don't even need to fall back to another font, most if not
all those special spaces are defined in terms of em's or the regular
space, which at least all fonts include. So it's possible for the
formatter to compute them if not present.

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