Frank da Cruz wrote this:
> Thanks to all who commented on the Terminal Graphics proposal. Here are
> some collected responses to particular points.
> > And not forgetting the tele-text block characters on European TVs. With
> > the introduction of TV cards for PCs that also contains a teletext
> > decoder, so there is a need to display the text and block graphics on
> > PC. As far as I remember, the block graphic format is more or less the
> > same as Viewdata with 2 columns and 3 rows per character cell, thus
> > requiring 64 glyphs.
> There are numerous mosaic graphics, Teletex, and similar character sets in
> the ISO Register. Quite honestly, I have never even seen such a terminal
> and do not feel qualified to propose how/if/when/whether this class of glyphs
> should be handled in Unicode.
The national norwegian teletext service on WWW is using a
Teletex-font (nrkttv.ttf) when properly configured.
http://www.nrk.no/teksttv (sorry, it's in Norwegian)
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to cut and paste from such a window?
You should also take a look on the corporate use subarea defined by Adobe
Some of your maths symbols, and probably others is covered by this range..
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