Tag characters and in-line graphics (from Tag characters)

John idou747 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 19:21:00 CDT 2015

So what you’re saying is that the current situation where you see an empty square □ for unknown characters is better than seeing something useful?


On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 12:59 AM, Doug Ewell <doug at ewellic.org> wrote:

> Chris <idou747 at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> Right now, what happens if you have a domain or locale requirement for
>> a special character?
> That's what the PUA is for. Assign a PUA code point to your special
> character, create a font which implements the PUA character, create a
> brief "private agreement" which states that this code point refers to
> that character and which mentions the font, put the private agreement on
> the web, and publish your document with a reference to the agreement.
> For most non-professionals, creating the font is the tricky part.
> Also see Section 23.5 of TUS.
> Note that I am disagreeing with Martin about the PUA being useful only
> as a scratch area for standardization.
> --
> Doug Ewell | http://ewellic.org | Thornton, CO ����
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