Re: Panther PUA behavior (was RE: Cuneiform - Dynamic vs. Static)

From: John Hudson (
Date: Tue Jan 13 2004 - 20:47:45 EST

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    At 04:14 PM 1/13/2004, David J. Perry wrote:

    >Could you please clarify what this means in practice? If I have a
    >document that uses PUA codepoints, and I have a font that I have been
    >using to display them, what will happen when I install the Panther
    >upgrade I just received? Based on what Dean Snyder wrote, it sounds
    >like my document may not display correctly any longer.

    If you have an existing document that already specifies a font, it should
    be fine. I believe Deborah's point is that Apple will no longer try to
    guess the best font to use when PUA codepoints are entered using another
    font or are found in a plain text document.

    John Hudson

    Tiro Typeworks
    Vancouver, BC

    What was venerated as style was nothing more than
    an imperfection or flaw that revealed the guilty hand.
                    - Orhan Pamuk, _My name is red_

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