Re: Multiple private agreements

From: Richard Wordingham <>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:39:27 +0100

On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 07:34:05 +0200
Philippe Verdy <> wrote:

> 2011/8/24 Luke-Jr <>:
> > On Tuesday, August 23, 2011 10:29:58 PM Philippe Verdy wrote:

> Even the UTC could create its own PUA registry,

It won't. The best you can hope for is a list of registries.

> Now which font format will be the best suited for this work with PUA
> texts? May be OpenType is not the best fit (tools to create them are
> too complex for most users, and often are too costly, probably a
> consequence of this complexity that destinate those tools only to very
> few specialists),

Were such a scheme to be supported, you could easily add a table that
simply contained the ASCII (i.e. ISO 646-1) XML definition of the
overrides to the system's assumed character properties. I'm pretty
sure a binary dump of the XML could be manually stitched into a font
file using TTX.

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