Re: TTF and Unicode surrogates

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon May 18 1998 - 14:22:48 EDT

Michael Everson wrote:

> 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.

No, the subject of discussion is encoding fonts for characters on the
Ethereal Planes as if they held mandatory ligatures of surrogates.
Thus, a TrueType font for 10000 to 100FF would purport to contain
ligatures for D800+DC00 to D800+DCFF.

John Cowan
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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