Code2003 is a rip-off
jameskasskrv at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 21:32:28 CDT 2020
(This was sent off-list to Richard Wordingham but I'd intended to reply
to the list.)
On 2020-08-16 1:21 AM, James Kass wrote:
> On 2020-08-16 1:11 AM, Richard Wordingham via Unicode wrote:
>>>> Bringing the matter more clearly into the scope of this list, is the
>>>> original goal of Code2000 still achievable? Is it achievable
>>>> without horrendous artistic compromises?
>>> I believe it is possible. Not in a single font, of course, unless
>>> the specs change.
>> I meant coverage of the assigned BMP in a single font.
> Ahh. Yes, I think so. Haven't done the math, though. Such a font
> would be well suited for populating charts but complex shaping
> wouldn't be happening. So running text in complex scripts would
> render poorly. But not supporting any BMP PUA characters in the font
> might leave enough room for unmapped glyphs such as ligatures to make
> complex shaping possible for at least some of the BMP scripts.
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