Is Devanagari ल्लाँ ambiguous?

Richard Wordingham richard.wordingham at
Fri May 8 04:43:36 CDT 2020

On Thu, 7 May 2020 22:38:22 +0000
Andrew Glass <Andrew.Glass at> wrote:

> Good question. We support Devanagari with our Indic engine, a
> peculiarity of this engine is that it doesn’t have a per-run feature
> application stage and all features are applied at the cluster stage.
> Addressing this is an outstanding issue. Therefore, the example
> cluster is a permitted single cluster in our Indic engine.

Thanks for the information.  I have now raised the HarfBuzz bug as
Issue 2392 ( and have
made comment number 416 for the Microsoft typography Devanagari
specification, currently at .


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