From: N. R. Liwal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 25 2003 - 09:36:39 EDT
Yes, but I think U+20AF was not assigned in Unicode
version 2.0 at the time we were working on our Fonts.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Everson" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 4:55 PM
Subject: Re: Private Use Area
> Dear Liwal,
> At 12:38 +0500 2003-04-25, N. R. Liwal wrote:
> >Since I knew you are working in this area, also in our fonts we have
> >used U+20AF for Afghani Sign. I knew many might not like our that
> >liberty on this forum, but our need was so immediate, so we had to
> >assign a code point and we did so.
> You are right, you are NOT allowed to do that! You should use Private
> Use Area code points for such assignments. As it happens, U+20AF is
> DRACHMA SIGN, and that will cause your users problems, I fear. For
> the Afghani we are recommending U+E0B4 for the time being, and hope
> to propose this character as soon as possible.
> Michael Everson * * Everson Typography * * http://www.evertype.com
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