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SIL Corporate PUA Assignments

Lorna Evans, 2016-07-05

Background

The following table gives a list of Unicode private-use character assignments used within SIL International.

This information is provided for those who work in collaboration with SIL and who may wish to interchange language data. It does not constitute a recommendation for widespread adoption of PUA character assignments.

SIL corporation-wide PUA usage uses the codepoint range U+F100..U+F8FF. Individual SIL field entities might also make independent PUA character assignments in the range U+E000..U+EFFF. Corporate PUA assignments follow the following roadmap:

F000..F0FF (reserved)
F100..F13F specials
F140..F15F (reserved)
F160..F17F combining marks
F180..F1EF modifier letters (e.g. superscripts)
F1F0..F1FF (reserved)
F200..F2FF Latin
F300..F31F Hebrew
F320..F33F Cyrillic
F340..F34F (reserved)
F350..F6FF other non-Latin alphabetic characters
F700..F8FF (reserved)

Roadmap (Revised 2003-8-11)

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments

In preparing fonts to facilitate corporate transition to Unicode, NRSI has attempted to create a font that will meet the character needs of users working with Latin or Cyrillic scripts throughout the corporation. In order to achieve this, it was necessary to identify private-use character needs related to these scripts from all entities. Documented here are the code-points for each of the Private Use Area (PUA) characters which have been assigned to the corporate area of the PUA. The Unicode 7.0 standard includes 205 characters that were previously allocated to codepoints in the Private Use Area by SIL’s PUA committee. A TECkit mapping file for converting from PUA codepoints to Unicode codepoints is provided here.

Character properties are listed in the UCD-SIL_PUA_[date].xls file which shall be distributed with this document. We have also included a worksheet (DeprecatedAssignments) to SIL's PUA UCD (Unicode Character Database) spreadsheet. This worksheet shows the history of every SIL PUA character: what PUA version it was added and what version, if any, it was deprecated. This will help implementers determine which PUA versions a specific keyboard, font, or mapping table supports.

The only change to version 8.0a/9.0a is that we've officially deprecated U+F26C LATIN CAPITAL LETTER J WITH CROSSED-TAIL.

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 9.0a)
Lorna P Evans, 2016-07-05
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20160705_9.0a.zip", ZIP archive, 485KB [339 downloads]

Deprecated SIL Corporate PUA characters Lorna A. Priest, 2012-02-07
These PUA characters have been added to Unicode and are being deprecated. This page lists those PUA characters along with the appropriate Unicode codepoints. Please use the Unicode codepoint instead of the PUA codepoint. As of version 5.000 our SIL Unicode Roman fonts no longer support the PUA codepoint for backwards compatibility purposes.

Older versions

The only change to version 7.0a is that we've officially deprecated U+F225  LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH PALATAL HOOK.

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 7.0a)
Lorna Evans, 2014-09-29
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign_2014-09-29_7.0a.zip", ZIP archive, 725KB [830 downloads]

The only change to version 6.2a is that we've officially deprecated U+F247  LATIN SMALL LETTER AT and U+F248  LATIN CAPITAL LETTER AT.

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.2a)
Lorna Evans, 2013-02-15
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20130215_6.2a.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [865 downloads]

The only change to version 6.1d is that we've added "Title Case Equivalent" codepoints for U+F262  LATIN SMALL LETTER K WITH DESCENDER and U+F264  LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH DESCENDER.

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.1d)
Lorna A. Priest, 2012-10-10
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20121010_6.1d.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [1557 downloads]
SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.1c)
Lorna A. Priest, 2012-09-16
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20120916_6.1c.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [867 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.1b)
Lorna A. Priest, 2012-04-17
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20120417_6.1b.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [1032 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.1a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2012-02-07
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20120207_6.1a.zip", ZIP archive, 465KB [1060 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 6.0a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2011-03-21
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20110321_6.0a.zip", ZIP archive, 2MB [1394 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.2a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2010-04-29
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20100429_5.2a.zip", ZIP archive, 636KB [1742 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.1a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2009-02-10
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20090210_5.1a.zip", ZIP archive, 691KB [1947 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.1)
Lorna A. Priest, 2008-07-11
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20080711_5.1.zip", ZIP archive, 681KB [2019 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.0d)
Lorna A. Priest, 2007-11-08
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20071108_5.0d.zip", ZIP archive, 791KB [2205 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.0c)
Lorna A. Priest, 2007-01-19
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20070119.zip", ZIP archive, 894KB [3012 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.0b)
Lorna A. Priest, 2006-08-14
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20060814.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [2474 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.0a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2006-06-12
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2006-06-12.zip", ZIP archive, 1MB [2434 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 5.0)
Lorna A. Priest, 2006-01-09
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2006-01-09.zip", ZIP archive, 752KB [2586 downloads]

(Unicode 5.0 information added)

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1e)
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-09-08
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2005-09-08.zip", ZIP archive, 723KB [2644 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1d)
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-08-31
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2005-08-31.zip", ZIP archive, 603KB [2538 downloads]

(Hebrew information is wrong)

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1c)
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-07-28
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2005-07-28.zip", ZIP archive, 733KB [2255 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1b)
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-03-22
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2005-03-22.zip", ZIP archive, 480KB [2280 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-02-21
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2005-02-21.zip", ZIP archive, 467KB [2348 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1a) - Revision tracking turned on
Lorna A. Priest, 2005-02-21
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_Rev_2005-02-21.zip", ZIP archive, 525KB [2527 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1)
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-12-17
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2004-12-17.zip", ZIP archive, 632KB [2562 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.1) - Revision tracking turned on
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-12-17
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_Rev_2004-12-17.zip", ZIP archive, 708KB [2494 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.0b)
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-11-29
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_2004-11-29.zip", ZIP archive, 630KB [2473 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.0b) - Revision tracking turned on
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-11-29
Download "PUA_CorpAssignments_Rev_2004-11-29.zip", ZIP archive, 703KB [2628 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.0a)
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-10-28
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign20041028.zip", ZIP archive, 600KB [2385 downloads]

SIL Corporate PUA Character Assignments (SIL PUA 4.0)
Lorna A. Priest, 2004-08-12
Download "SILCorpPUAAssign.zip", ZIP archive, 429KB [2775 downloads]

Page History

2003-08-11 PC: revised Roadmap

2003-02-25 PC: created page


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