Re: What is the principle?

From: John Cowan (
Date: Sat Mar 27 2004 - 20:47:30 EST

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    Asmus Freytag scripsit:

    > This can be tricky esp,. when the user doesn't know a VS is present
    > and the font used to view the data doesn't have an alternate glyph.

    Well, surely it'll turn into the black blob, or the reversed question
    mark, or whatever. It won't just vanish, except in a font which explicitly
    makes it vanish, and such a font ought to have the mandatory ligatures too.

    > Should comparison, by default, ignore VS?

    No, I think not. Of course proper collation is a different matter.
    What does the collation standard say to do with unassigned codepoints

    "[T]he Unicode Standard does not encode         John Cowan
    idiosyncratic, personal, novel, or private
    use characters, nor does it encode logos
    or graphics."                         

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