Re: Morse code

From: Otto Stolz (Otto.Stolz@uni-konstanz.de)
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 06:43:26 EST

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    > Radovan Garabik had written:
    > Recently I got a crazy idea: why not include Morse code characters
    > in unicode? (Yes, I know it is crazy, but when Braille is already
    > included...)
     
    I wrote:
    > I was under the impression that all three Morse code elements are already
    > in Unicode:
    > U+00B7
    > U+2013
    > U+0020

    U+2013 was a bad idea, as some (many, most?) fonts concatenate the
    U+2013 glyphs into a horizontal line. So, I think, U+002d HYPHEN-MINUS
    is the better alternative.

    Most Morse code instructions I've seen in the Internet, or on paper,
    use U+002E FULL STOP for the Morse dot; but I think, we should rather
    recommend U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT.

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