Re: Private Use Area

From: N. R. Liwal (
Date: Fri Apr 25 2003 - 09:36:39 EDT

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    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" <>
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    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 * *

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