From: Anto'nio Martins-Tuva'lkin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Nov 29 2002 - 14:45:17 EST
On 2002.11.23, 19:04, Doug Ewell <email@example.com> wrote:
> These are typographical preferences, though, and don't indicate a need
> for special MORSE DOT and MORSE DASH characters.
Fair enough. But...
> AFAIK, nobody is refusing to use Unicode and writing on mailing lists
> and newsgroups that "Unicode is not usable" because of disagreements
> or inadequacies in the way Morse Code dots and dashes are encoded or
Now you disappoint me. ;-) What if there were? Would that change the
above quoted non-need for special MORSE DOT and MORSE DASH characters?
(IMO, the thing here might be the interest -- not *need* -- of having a
face-independent square middot, or "dot-dash", or "raised period". But
that is, at most, a typographic need, something one step outside the
Actually, it was (among other swell stuff) the CJK ideograph unification
that convinced me that Unicode is a Good Thing and not the usual ISO
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