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Re: VMs: For this MONKEY: Help, pointers, etc.please:Unicode,TrueType fonts, kerning

Gabriel Landini wrote:

> > One more thought would be to assign EVA characters
> > and/or other VMS transcription symbols to the Private Use Area
> > in Unicode.
> Better than that, it would be to add all alphabets so far (except repeated
> characters). So anybody can write in whatever alphabet they want. ;-)
> I doubt, thought, that the people that control Unicode would allow to put vms
> characters in (or would they?)
> Or can we put all those in the private use area?

Private Area has about 2000 code points to which nothing will
ever be assigned - they are for exactly such use as VMS.
It would be good to make the scheme compatible with
the code set from that area which known as Junicode which
is already widely used and has some medieval Latin abbreviations.
More info here:


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