From: Peter Constable (
Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 08:48:53 EST

       I think Jim meant "using the PUA for presentation form glyphs",
       and I think he's write that the basic premise of Unicode is to
       provide interchangeable encoding of characters (rather than


       From: <> AT Internet on 02/23/2000 06:08 AM

       Received on: 02/23/2000

       To: Peter Constable/IntlAdmin/WCT, <> AT
       cc: <> AT Internet@Ccmail
       Subject: Re: PUA

       On Wed, 23 Feb 2000 wrote:

> James E. Agenbroad wrote:
> >Using the PUA for glyphs sems contrary to the our basic
> Wait. What premises? Who is "we"?
> >but can we prevent consenting users from doing so?
> [snip]
> Ciao. Marco
                                                   Wednesday, February
       23, 2000 The 'premise' is for efficient communication among
       computers one assigns codes to characters, not glyphs; 'we' is
       the authors and users of Unicode. Did I get this wrong?

                 Jim Agenbroad ( )
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