Re: SSP default ignorable characters, was: Variation selectors and vowel marks

From: Dean Snyder (
Date: Tue Apr 27 2004 - 13:36:04 EDT

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    Kenneth Whistler wrote at 6:41 PM on Monday, April 26, 2004:

    >If you want to display characters implemented in the PUA
    >at all, then you need a custom font, mapping glyphs from
    >the PUA code points you have defined. Anybody else who wants
    >to see your data will need that font.

    But, as you may recall from an earlier thread here about 2 months ago,
    starting in Mac OS X 10.3, font substitution is not supported for
    characters in the user part of the PUA. This has definitely adversely
    affected my research.


    Dean A. Snyder

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