[NTG-context] accessing glyphs in the private area

Hans Hagen j.hagen at xs4all.nl
Tue Oct 2 11:13:35 CEST 2018


On 10/1/2018 11:11 PM, David Carlisle wrote:

> If you need to allocate a block for internal use wouldn't it be possible
> to use one of the high areas Supplementary Private Use Area-A or B
> (U+F0000 - U+FFFFF) (U+100000 - U+10FFFF) ?
> 
> The BMP PUA block (U+E000 U+F8FF) just has so many documented uses in
> existing fonts.
that's what i now do when the font loader is used outside context (no 
beta uploaded yet)

(fyi: we use U+E000 U+F8FF in context for other purposes ... and when we 
need something special from the font we use glyph names)

Hans

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