Re: encoding for ... Prince

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Thu Aug 15 1996 - 18:02:16 EDT

> > we need to add the symbol used for the person "formerly known as Prince".
> > Until we add that character I can't use Unicode to maintain my Music
> database.
> Ah yes the person formerly known as Prince... Well, we just use U+FFFD and
> provide a footnote. Can't wait forever for these stuffy standards bodies to
> encode our faves...

My recommendation would be to use U+FFFC OBJECT REPLACEMENT CHARACTER
for representing in text something as substantial as a former artist.
You could even put the former artist AND a collection of CD's there.

--Ken Whistler

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