How to Add Beams to Notes

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at
Thu May 4 19:54:41 CDT 2017

On Thu, 4 May 2017 23:13:08 +0000
Michael Bear via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> I plan to do everything in the plane EXCEPT for the surrogates, which
> you’re not supposed to encode in fonts anyway, which leaves room for
> about 2,048 more glyphs for OpenType features.

There are, if I avoided double counting errors, 56,251 assigned
characters in the BMP in Unicode 10.0.0.  There are 1008 standardised
variation sequences, all in the BMP.  Indic scripts require more glyphs
than they have characters - usually at least twice as many. You have
the read chapter on Devanagari, haven't you?


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