Re: [unicode] Re: Ligatures For Indic languages

Date: Fri May 30 2008 - 08:30:24 CDT

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    > Dear Manik,
    > I guess you're looking for some standard ligature collections
    > for Indic scripts, and you want to assign PUA codepoints to
    > them. I think PRC's precomposed Tibetan glyph collection
    > (GB/T 20542:2006) is similar approarch. However, such effort
    > is out of scope of ISO/IEC 10646 and Unicode, and the explicit
    > utilization of PUA codepoint (to point an Indic ligature) may
    > not be welcomed in Unicode oriented softwares.

    Whilst out of the range of ISO/IEC 10646, explicit use of the PUA is
    one of the purposes the PUA was designed for. Unicode orientated
    software should allow for this.

    John Knightley

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