Re: Defined Private Use was: SSP default ignorable characters

From: John Jenkins (
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 10:57:41 EDT

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    On Apr 28, 2004, at 6:29 PM, John Hudson wrote:

    > I debated whether to mention the 'prop' table in my message, but
    > decided it serves best as an example of the 'awkward fit' to which I
    > referred. The Apple TT reference manual identifies the 'prop' table as
    > the 'glyph properties table' -- somewhat analogous to the OpenType
    > 'gdef' table. The mix of specifically glyph and quasi-character
    > properties in the 'prop' table is quite confusing. More to the point,
    > is this table actually used by any software?

    Yes. It's used in all of Apple's Unicode rendering engines.

    John H. Jenkins

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