From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:22:19 +0100

On 19 Aug 2011, at 16:04, Mark E. Shoulson wrote:

>> I didn't say that applications or rendering engines are able to accept
>> your overridden properties and apply them, right out of the box, at
>> least not today.
> But they work Just Great for LTR scripts in the PUA, but not for RTL scripts. Isn't that kind of bias counter to the whole point of the PUA and Unicode in general?

Good point.

> And it isn't only due to implementors, either: Unicode specifies LTR directionality for the PUA (which is where we came into this discussion in the first place.) Aren't we supposed to do something about that?

I agree. How much RTL PUA space do you think there should be, Mark?

Michael Everson *
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