From: Shriramana Sharma <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 22:01:43 +0530

On 08/19/2011 07:43 PM, Doug Ewell wrote:
> Section 16.5 of TUS 6.0 says:
> "The Unicode Character Database provides default character properties,
> which implementations can use for the processing of private-use
> characters. In addition, users of private-use characters may exchange
> external data that allow them also to exchange private-use characters in
> a semantically consistent way between implementations. The Unicode
> Standard provides no predefined format for such an exchange."
> So your private agreement, in addition to specifying the meaning of your
> PUA characters and probably some sample glyphs, can also specify their
> properties, overriding the default properties.

Actually that section could have been clearer, saying, in the place of:

"default properties which implementations can use"

the following:

"default properties which implementations can use or override if necessary"

Shriramana Sharma
Received on Fri Aug 19 2011 - 11:33:46 CDT

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