Encoding italic

Martin J. Dürst via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Sat Feb 9 21:45:38 CST 2019

On 2019/02/09 19:58, Richard Wordingham via Unicode wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Feb 2019 18:08:34 -0800
> Asmus Freytag via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

>> Under the implicit assumptions bandied about here, the VS approach
>> thus reveals itself as a true rich-text solution (font switching)
>> albeit realized with pseudo coding rather than markup, markdown or
>> escape sequences.
> Isn't that already the case if one uses variation sequences to choose
> between Chinese and Japanese glyphs?

Well, not necessarily. There's nothing prohibiting a font that includes 
both Chinese and Japanese glyph variants.

Regards,   Martin.

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