Re: RE: TTF and Unicode surrogates

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Mon May 18 1998 - 12:01:40 EDT

On 5/18/98 6:11 AM, Michael Everson ( wrote:

>Um, I am not sure if I understood rightly (having deleted many messages in
>a feverish bid to clear my mail after a week in Athens), but Plane 1 is
>currently getting pretty full as per the Roadmap. So if ye wish to put
>ligature glyphs into one of the outer planes ye ought to pick another plane.

Rather, the suggestion is that existing technology to support ligatures
can be used to implement surrogates. Nobody's suggesting adding new
ligatures to the standard.

John H. Jenkins

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