Re: An attempt to focus the PUA discussion [long]

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Apr 30 2004 - 02:28:07 EDT

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    Ernest Cline <ernestcline at mindspring dot com> wrote:

    >> 3) Define ad-hoc standards that are based on Unicode but make
    >> character assignments in the PUA and lobby application vendors
    >> to support these encodings in addition to regular Unicode.
    > I just can't see application or OS vendors choosing to pick a
    > single PUA standard that is different from the Unicode defaults.

    Are we sure that the vendors are even aware of "the Unicode defaults,"
    let alone choosing them intentionally? Are we sure they're not just
    using their own Latin-script-based default properties?

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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