Re: Defined Private Use was: SSP default ignorable characters

From: Jon Hanna (
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 13:31:15 EDT

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    > Having default properties for the PUA neither simplifies nor complicates
    > the job of writing software to recognize customized PUA properties.

    What it does simplify is the job of writing software that doesn't recognise
    customised PUA properties. This is a valuable simplification for software that
    doesn't use the PUA (most software), but not one that has any value once you
    actually use the PUA.

    Jon Hanna
    "…it has been truly said that hackers have even more words for
    equipment failures than Yiddish has for obnoxious people." - jargon.txt

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