From: Dean Snyder (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jan 13 2004 - 19:36:27 EST
Deborah Goldsmith wrote at 2:14 PM on Tuesday, January 13, 2004:
>FYI, Panther was changed to not do font substitution in the user part
>of the PUA (it still does it in the corporate part). This was because
>different fonts can use the same PUA code point for different things
>(and do; this was not a hypothetical problem but one we have seen in
>practice). The idea going forward is that use of PUA code points needs
>to be accompanied by an explicit font specification. Picking the first
>font you find for a PUA code point does not seem like the right
>approach to us.
Thanks for your quick response to something that was puzzling me.
We'll have to re-assign some PUA code points we are using in our work.
Dean A. Snyder
Assistant Research Scholar
Manager, Digital Hammurabi Project
Computer Science Department
Whiting School of Engineering
218C New Engineering Building
3400 North Charles Street
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, USA 21218
office: 410 516-6850
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