Re: Private Use Area

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Apr 25 2003 - 11:09:10 EDT

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    N. R. Liwal <liwal at liwal dot net> wrote:

    >> 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.
    > Yes, but I think U+20AF was not assigned in Unicode
    > version 2.0 at the time we were working on our Fonts.

    A perfect illustration of why using unassigned code points is forbidden.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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