RE: Character identities

From: Figge, Donald (
Date: Mon Oct 28 2002 - 17:31:00 EST

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    At 20:59 +0000 2002-10-28, Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin wrote:
    >On 2002.10.28, 13:09, David Starner <> wrote:
    >> Basically, any decorative or handwriting font can't be a Unicode font.
    >> Seems pointless to tell a lot of the fontmakers out there that they
    >> shouldn't worry about Unicode, because Unicode's only for standard
    >> book fonts
    >Hm, what if I want to make, say, snow capped Devanagari glyphs for my
    >hiking company in Nepal? Shouldn't I assign them to Unicode code points?

    That's what Private Use code positions are for.

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *
    I don't think so. He seems to be talking about a specific typographic style.
    Code points don't care about style, whether it's Franklin Gothic or
    Snowcapped Helvetica.

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