Re: ct, fj and blackletter ligatures

From: Thomas Lotze (
Date: Sat Nov 02 2002 - 09:24:32 EST

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    On Sat, 2 Nov 2002 10:38:36 +0000
    Michael Everson <> wrote:

    > At 07:18 +0000 2002-11-02, William Overington wrote:
    > >These are my own Private Use Area code point allocations for various
    > >ligatures. They are not in any way a standard yet they are a
    > >consistent set which may be useful to those who wish to use them.
    > >The only use I know of any of them in a published font is in the
    > >Code2000 font, produced by James Kass. James uses the code points of
    > >this set for ct, fj and ffj in his Code2000 font.
    > James, if you would kindly take these crap out of your font we could
    > put an end to this silliness.

    Excuse a silly question or two, but I'm rather new to Unicode. Why
    shouldn't he be allowed to use the Private Use Area just as he
    personally sees fit? How would you approach the ligature problem

    Cheers, Thomas

    Thomas Lotze            

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