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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-fonts] Consider specifying UA should not perform system fallback for Unicode PUA

From: Myles C. Maxfield via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:23:40 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-352515145-1513621420-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Unicode has policies against encoding corporate logos (for good reason). Even 🍏 + VS15 would violate this policy.

How does the browser know which font is the one which contains the PUA characters? For example, someone’s font family list may first contain a Chinese font and then an English font, with the English font containing the PUA character (and the Chinese font containing no PUA characters at all). This is a situation where Web content currently relies on font fallback for PUA characters. (Also the Apple logo, as I mentioned above.)

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