Re: Quick survey of Apple symbol fonts (in context of the Wingding/Webdingproposal)

From: Doug Ewell <doug_at_ewellic.org>
Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2011 19:19:12 +0000

Asmus wrote:

> The reason is, of course, because these codes would *reinterpret*
existing characters. You could argue that Variation Selectors do the
same, but they are carefully constructed so that they can be safely
ignored.

Variation selectors don't change the interpretation of characters, only their visual appearance.

--Doug

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