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○. MUFI: The Medieval Unicode Font Initiative

 
2. MUFI character recommendation (OEH)
3. MUFI fonts (OEH)
4. Medievalist proposals to Unicode (OEH)
5. LINCUA (OEH)
6. Board 2001–2015 (OEH)
7. Other Fonts & Projects (OEH)
8. Links (OEH)
9. Notes (TW)

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9. Notes (TW)

Some issues raised in discussions with stakeholders:

 

  • There is a need for scripts and/or libraries for converting older encodings of MUFI to newer ones, particularly characters moving from PUA to the international standard.
  • There is the need for some standardisation or recommendation about precomposed characters, about how these should ideally be encoded. For example, should LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH OGONEK AND ACUTE be (a) E60C, (b) 01EB+0301, (c) 00F3+0328, (d) 006F+0301+0328 or (e) 006F+0328+0301?
  • Should PUA characters rather be encoded with XML entity references for standards-compliant documents?

 

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