Re: [Private Use Area] Audio Description, Subtitle, Signing

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jul 14 2003 - 14:03:01 EDT

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    Peter Kirk scripsit:

    > >* Michael Everson's and Roozbeh Pournader's provisional PUA assignments
    > >for ARABIC PASHTO ZWARAKAY and AFGHANI SIGN, two legitimate characters
    > >that cannot be represented in Unicode by any other means.
    > >
    > Why not, may I ask, as a newcomer to this list? Is there some technical
    > reason, or a political one?

    By "cannot be represented" he means "have not as yet been represented", that's
    all. They'll surely be represented in the next version of Unicode or so.

    John Cowan                                <>    
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