In message <199910041416.HAA24930@unicode.org>
John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have just learned that in recording the box scores in baseball
> (an international game despite its U.S. origins), the letter K is
> rendered in reverse when appearing in strings of length > 3,
> so as to avoid the (U.S.) political implications of "KKK".
> Does this usage count as plain text, or is it more like a font
> difference or dingbat?
Got to be a font/presentation difference, Shirley, if it doesn't actually
affect the meaning. Could be an interesting rule to add to an intelligent
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