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Janusz S. Bień via Unicode
unicode at unicode.org
Tue Aug 21 12:21:43 CDT 2018
On Tue, Aug 21 2018 at 16:56 +0200, unicode at unicode.org writes:
> On Mon, Aug 20, 2018 at 05:17:21PM -0700, Ken Whistler via Unicode wrote:
>> On 8/20/2018 5:04 PM, Mark E. Shoulson via Unicode wrote:
>> > Is there a block of RTL PUA also?
> Perhaps there should be?
> What about designating a part of the PUA to have a specific property? Only
> certain properties matter enough:
> * wide
> * RTL
> * combining
> as most others are better represented in the font itself.
> This could be done either by parceling one of existing PUA ranges: planes 15
> and 16 are virtually unused thus any damage would be negligible; or perhaps
> by allocating a new range elsewhere.
I don't think it's a good idea. I think PUA users should provide the
properties of the characters used in a form analogical to the Unicode
itself, and the software should be able to use this additional
Janusz S. Bien
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