Private Use areas

Janusz S. Bień via Unicode unicode at
Thu Aug 23 07:10:35 CDT 2018

On Tue, Aug 21 2018 at 11:23 -0700, unicode at writes:
> On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 10:21 AM, Janusz S. Bień via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
>  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
>  information.
> I already provide this myself for my uses of the PUA as well as the
> CSUR and any vendor-specific agreements I can find:

I would prefer to see the data in a repository, so others can can
comment and contribute.

As for "any vendor-specific agreements", do MUFI and LINCUA qualify?

> Of course there is no way to get software to use this information.

What kind of software do you have in mind?

I'm primarily interested in the locally developed programs

and in Emacs - to my disappointed it looks like the Unicode data are set
at the compile time, but perhaps this can be negotiated with the

Best regards


Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)

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