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bug#32599: 25.2; Feature request: input PUA characters by name

From: Janusz S. Bień
Subject: bug#32599: 25.2; Feature request: input PUA characters by name
Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 07:18:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, May 27 2019 at 21:45 +03, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> From: address@hidden (Janusz S. Bień)
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 19:39:50 +0200
>> > Asking Emacs to maintain compatibility to various ad-hoc registries
>> > outside of Unicode is not really reasonable.
>> Yes, but it is not what I propose. I just would the user to be able to
>> use his own definition of PUA provided in the form of an additional
>> UnicodeData.txt (not necessarily as a part of Unicode, it can be perhaps
>> a different coding system).
> We don't have infrastructure for reliably doing such customizations on
> user level.  Even importing a new version of the Unicode Standard
> currently requires some manual adaptations, although most of the job
> is done by just rebuilding Emacs after downloading a few UCD files.

I'm intrigued by the need of manual adaptation.

However my main point today is different:

Why our posts are not available neither at


not at



This dosn't allow other users to express their opinion on the matter.

Janusz S. Bien
emeryt (emeritus)

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