RE: Schutz-Staffel symbol

From: Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com
Date: Mon Oct 04 1999 - 13:17:27 EDT


People who need an SS runic character should not use the same character set
used to write Hebrew or Russian.

Judging by the few neo-nazis I met in my life, a single-element character
set with that character only should be far enough to encode their
literature.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Patrick Andries [SMTP:pandries@iti.qc.ca]
> Sent: 1999 October 04, Monday 18.56
> To: Unicode List
> Subject: Re: Schutz-Staffel symbol
>
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Michael Everson <everson@indigo.ie>
> : Unicode List <unicode@unicode.org>
> Date : 4 oct. 1999 12:41
> Objet : Re: Schutz-Staffel symbol
>
>
> >One would need to see the plain text requirement before considering this
> >further. Was it really "frequently encountered in book and newspaper
> >articles"?
>
>
> So much so that the IIIrd Reich typewriters had a special "SS" runic key,
> if
> I remember correctly.
> I should be able to find a photograph of such a typewriter.
>
>
> P. Andries
>
>



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