John Hudson scripsit:
> The majority of existing (8-bit) ornament fonts use ASCII codes for
> ornaments, often arranged in such a way that, in the case of border units,
> there is a logical layout on (US) keyboard. [...]
> For a very large number of users, this is expected behaviour, so one
> approach in OpenType and other Unicode-centric formats is to treat
> ornaments as glyph variants of the same ASCII characters as in pre-existing
> versions of the font.
I rather like the Microsoft approach of assigning them to the PUA range
F000-F0FF, which sort of preserves the pseudo-ASCII nature of them without
interfering with semantic text processing that assigns ASCII semantics to
the 0000-00FF codepoints.
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