Date: Tue Nov 18 2008 - 19:58:14 CST
Quoting "Kenneth Whistler" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Michael Everson said:
>> >> There is no guidance or help for font developers. So they just
>> make what's
>> >> in the code charts.
> John Knightley replied:
>> > Which of course begs the question where such guidance should be kept .
> And Andrew West responded:
> To which my comment is assuredly not. Unicode named sequences
> are not nor have they ever been intended to serve as
> guidance for font developers about what glyphs should or should
> not be supported for fonts.
Yes I agree that this is not what this is intended for. However there
would be considerable advantages in having a list of "standard"
sequences as a benchmark and as guidance. Saying the components are in
unicode is a long way for saying it is possible to type or display a
In many respects the request for a precomposed letter is a request for
recognition that a sequence is used. Whilst maybe not ISO 10646, being
in some standard would be logical.
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