Proposal for BiDi in terminal emulators

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at
Fri Feb 1 20:10:53 CST 2019

On Fri, 01 Feb 2019 15:18:13 -0700
Doug Ewell via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> Richard Wordingham wrote:
> > Language tagging is already available in Unicode, via the tag
> > characters in the deprecated plane.  
> Plane 14 isn't deprecated -- that isn't a property of planes -- and
> the tag characters U+E0020 through U+E007E have been un-deprecated
> for use with emoji flags. Only U+E0001 LANGUAGE TAG and U+E007F
> CANCEL TAG are deprecated.

Unicode may not deprecate the tag characters, but the characters of
Plane 14 are widely deplored, despised or abhorred.  That is why I think
of it as the deprecated plane.


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