[Bug 839072] New: [as_IN] Unencoded characters mapped in Lohit Assamese font

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            Bug ID: 839072
        QA Contact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
          Severity: unspecified
           Version: rawhide
          Priority: unspecified
                CC: fonts-bugs at lists.fedoraproject.org,
                    i18n-bugs at lists.fedoraproject.org, psatpute at redhat.com
          Assignee: psatpute at redhat.com
           Summary: [as_IN] Unencoded characters mapped in Lohit Assamese
        Regression: ---
      Story Points: ---
    Classification: Fedora
                OS: Unspecified
          Reporter: samjnaa at gmail.com
              Type: Bug
     Documentation: ---
          Hardware: Unspecified
        Mount Type: ---
            Status: NEW
         Component: lohit-assamese-fonts
           Product: Fedora

Description of problem:

The Lohit Assamese font 2.5.1 contains two empty glyphs at positions 0x79 0x7A
mapped to the non-encoded characters 09E4 and 09E5. Apart from PUA it is not
appropriate for standards-compliant fonts to map non-encoded characters. Please
remove these glyphs and their mappings. 

The Lohit Bengali font does not have these spurious glyphs.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select Lohit Assamese font in an editor.
2. Enter (using some contrivance) the non-encoded characters 09E4 and 09E5.

Actual results:
Empty glyphs with positive advance width (i.e. practically equal to space
character) are displayed.

Expected results:
There should be no mapping in the font so that only the .notdef glyph should be

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