From: Michael Everson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 18:11:32 EST
At 17:52 -0500 2002-11-18, <email@example.com> wrote:
>I happened upon this:
>Allocating PUA ranges, precomposed characters, ligatures, oh my.
>But off-hand I assume they are headed towards the right direction:
>> Unicode proposal in planning
> > People working in the Unicode community have encouraged us to present an
> > official proposal to Unicode for inclusion of characters needed for the
> > transcription of medieval sources in the Latin alphabet. We are presently
> > working on a proposal, and will publish any news on this project here.
>Maybe the PUA use is just intended as a temporary measure?
For some things, yes. For instance, a reference implementation for
Blissymbols will be developed in the coming year, and PUA code
positions will be used for this development. Fonts and inputting
software will be altered subsequently if Blissymbols are accepted for
encoding in the SMP.
-- Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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