RE: What is the principle?

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 20:32:56 EST

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    At 17:02 -0800 2004-03-30, Mike Ayers wrote:
    >I feel obligated to take this one step further - these folks are
    >forgetting that "P" stands for "private". Their use of this space
    >is their own problem, in all senses. It does not seem reasonable to
    >me that *any* standard behavior could be expected of PUA code
    >points, from operating systems or applications, as such may have
    >chosen to, or may yet choose to, use those code points to
    >encapsulate very un-font-rendering-like behavior, and such a
    >decision, made past, present or future, is a perfectly valid private

    Which I assume means: "it's wrong for Unicode to make ANY property
    pronouncements for ANY PUA characters, since that defines them, and
    removes the P from the Use."

    Michael Everson * * Everson Typography *  *

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