RE: Unicode Stability (Was: Re: E0000 Language Tags for Some Obscure Languages)

From: Peter Constable (
Date: Fri Mar 04 2005 - 18:51:46 CST

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    > From: []
    On Behalf
    > Of Addison Phillips

    > Most fonts don't encode the whole of Unicode, so they aren't really
    the problem. Fonts
    > that support every assigned code point are unlikely to be more than a

    Actually, commonly-used font file formats have a limitation of 65536
    glyphs, so it isn't even possible to support every *currently* assigned
    code point in a meaningful way (e.g. not counting mapping every
    character to the .notdef glyph).

    Peter Constable

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