[XeTeX] xunicode for maths

Will Robertson will at guerilla.net.au
Mon Feb 20 07:58:52 CET 2006

On 17/02/2006, at 18:26 , Jonathan Kew wrote:

> it's not meaningful to look up single surrogate values, of course.


> Maybe I should extend \char so as to directly handle values up to  
> "10FFFF, generating a pair of nodes when necessary, and similarly  
> extend \XeTeXcharglyph to handle the same range.

I think the unicode people would be mad at you for splitting their  
encoding into two non-equal (in the eyes of \char) halves. It would  
be a good idea, I reckon, to have \char transparently deal with  
unicode scalar values, even if XeTeX uses UTF-16 codes internally to  
pass around data.


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