Re: [css-fonts-3] i18n-ISSUE-295: U+ in unicode-range descriptor

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 10:59 AM, Richard Ishida <> wrote:
> 4.5. Character range: the unicode-range descriptor
> 'Each <urange> value is a UNICODE-RANGE token made up of a "U+" or "u+"
> prefix followed by a codepoint range'. The U+ is not always needed before
> every codepoint value (eg. in a range).
> Why do we need the U+/u+ ?  It would be easier to just use bare hex
> codepoints, especially for ranges, where U+ is only used at the start
> anyway.

The <unicode-range> token has a 10+ year history, I believe, so it's
firmly ensconced in this descriptor.  As well, this particular syntax
is widely recognized as representing unicode codepoints or ranges.


Received on Thursday, 12 September 2013 20:01:54 UTC