From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Oct 13 2007 - 15:01:32 CDT
O'Donncaoa (PCL Institute) wrote:
> I'm involved with a project that is creating a new alphabetic
> orthography. The orthography is quite new, and not another exists for
> the language. I'm about to float the completed proposal summary for
> the script to this newsgroup for review. The process will minimally
> take two, and be more like 3 years before the script shall be able to
> be incorporated into the Unicode standard.
It'll be longer than that, if you are talking about brand-new characters
that aren't in use yet, but only proposed for use.
> Can someone fill me in on Interum Solution employment of the Private
> Use Area? What does one do in order to use encodings for 85 new
> letters via the PUA, in the mean time?
You can encode anything you like in the PUA, but don't expect that to be
a stepping-stone to formal encoding. Proposed characters and scripts
have to meet the criteria set by the Unicode Standard regardless of any
existing PUA usage.
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