Paul Keinanen wrote:
> What is the technical readines in different computer environments to display
> non-BMP characters ? The already overstretched cmap structure in True Type
> Fonts are limited to 16 bits. What is the situation with various Type x
> systems ?
I believe the usual approach is treat an Astral Plane character as
a mandatory ligature. Thus the character at U+10000 would be
treated as a ligature of U+D800 and U+DC00.
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org 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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