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Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Encoding of etc/HELLO
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:43:23 +0300

> From: Clément Pit-Claudel <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2018 10:40:41 -0400
> On 2018-04-21 03:10, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > UTF-8 cannot encode language-specific differences of a given
> > character, that is something that is against the basic principle of
> > Unicode: that each character has one and only one encoding.
> Aren't variation selectors used for a similar purpose, though?

I'm not sure, but I don't think so.  The variation selectors specify
glyphs, not font selection.  But I admit I don't know enough about
this, so I might be mistaken.

(We use variation selectors only in macfont.m.)

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