PUA (BMP) planned characters HTML tables

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at unicode.org
Wed Aug 14 14:50:46 CDT 2019

On Wed, 14 Aug 2019 09:05:02 +0000
James Kass via Unicode <unicode at unicode.org> wrote:

> The solution is to deprecate "LATIN LOWER CASE I WITH HEART".  It's
> only in there because of legacy.  It's presence guarantees
> round-tripping with legacy data but it isn't needed for modern data
> or display.  Urge Groups One and Two to encode their data with the
> desired combiner and educate font engine developers about the
> deprecation.  As the rendering engines get updated, the system
> substitution of the wrongly named precomposed glyph will go away.

I think you'd also have to change the reference glyph of LATIN LOWER
CASE I WITH HEART to show a heart.  That's valid because the UCD trumps
the code charts, and and no Unicode-compliant process may deliberately
render <i, COMBINING HEART> differently from LATIN LOWER CASE I WITH


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