Re: Encoding of old compatibility characters

From: Michael Everson <>
Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:16:15 +0100

On 27 Mar 2017, at 18:08, Garth Wallace <> wrote:
> Apple IIs also had inverse-video letters, and some had "MouseText" pseudographics used to simulate a Mac-like GUI in text mode.
> I know that a couple of fonts from Kreative put these in the PUA and Nishiki-Teki follows their lead.

I think it’s better to be inclusive rather than exclusive. PUA isn’t stable, and marginal as this stuff may be, we stuff encoded that is far more marginal… nothing more frustrating than expecting something and finding it missing.

Michael Everson
Received on Mon Mar 27 2017 - 12:16:38 CDT

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