From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 14:52:33 -0700

Richard Wordingham <richard dot wordingham at ntlworld dot com> wrote:

> One reason for associating properties with a font is that text that is
> to be displayed is at that point tentatively associated with a font.

I thought John said fonts dealt with glyph IDs, not characters per se.

> Another is that in a multi-font document, a PUA character could
> have multiple implicit properties dependent on the font it appears in.

Normal, assigned characters don't change their Unicode properties
depending on font. I don't see why PUA characters would be different.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 | | @DougEwell ­
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